Changes - King Curtis - Live At Fillmore West
Label: ATCO Records - SD 33-359 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Jazz-Funk
Live at Fillmore West is an album by King Curtisreleased in The album showcases the concert he played with his band the Kingpins at the Fillmore West venue in San Francisco in March who were supporting and backing soul singer Aretha Franklin. A week after its release in AugustCurtis was stabbed to death outside his brownstone apartment Stereophonic (Original Mix) - Bill Kraemer - Stereophonic New York City.
It was reissued on compact disc in the s through Rhino Records and was released in an expanded edition in This edition was limited to numbered copies. Recorded at the Fillmore West concert hall, the storied rock venue in San Franciscoover three nights, March 5, 6 and 7 King Curtis and his band the Kingpins were supporting Aretha Franklin as well as playing as her backing band. His version of Procol Harum 's " A Whiter Shade of Pale " found renewed fame when used in the opening title sequence of cult British comedy film Withnail and Ialthough the film is set intwo years before the performance.
Professionally Curtis was having a prolific and successful time in the summer of Aretha Franklin's Live at Fillmore West album was a huge One More Time - Andy Starr - Rockin Rollin Stone, he had contributed to two tracks on John Lennon 's album, Imaginerecorded the theme to the television show Soul Train and had made a highly acclaimed performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Champion Jack Dupree.
It was in this climate that the album was released in August A week after its release, Curtis was stabbed to death outside his brownstone apartment in New York Cityfollowing an argument with two drug addicts. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. King Curtis. Fan site. Retrieved 14 December Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history.
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