Live in New York/More Stuff - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Van McCoy; Gordon Edwards
- Live in New York/More Stuff
2 LPs on 1 CD: LIVE IN NEW YORK (1980) / MORE STUFF (1977).
2 LPs on 1 CD: LIVE IN NEW YORK (1980)/MORE STUFF (1977).
Stuff: Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale (guitar); Richard Tee (keyboards); Gordon Edwards (bass guitar); Chris Parker , Steve Gadd (drums).
In this anomaly as far as reissue two-fers go, Collectables took Stuff's second record and combined it with one of their three live albums recorded in the '70s, Live in New York. On the follow-up to their eponymous debut record, Stuff really didn't take many chances in the evolution of their sound, preferring to stay the course with their light, well-executed sound based around pop-soul and jazz. More Stuff found future disco superproducer Van McCoy behind the production boards, and the group builds on that blueprint: the crown jewel of the eight-song session is their treatment of Stevie Wonder's "As," which stays faithful to the original. But the real gem of the disc is the Live in New York half, which shows the group in a more relaxed fashion, free of production ornaments like a horn section and with more of an emphasis on grooves than arrangements. This was also Stuff's swan song, which is fitting; like many similar groups, Stuff's live performances improved upon their efforts in the studio. ~ Rob Theakston
- Country of Origin
- Gotham Distributing Corp.
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Sometimes Bubba Gets Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] You Make It Easy
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] You're a Great Girl
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Shuffle
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Love The Stuff / Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Duck Soup
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Real McCoy, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] This One's For You
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] And Here You Are
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Subway
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Love of Mine
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Honey Coral Rock
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Sometimes Bubba Gets Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] As
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] Need Somebody
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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