And although the decades-old technology reflects the limitations of the day, the sometimes muddled, often dimensionless music is both appealing and engaging. But this is an album that is absolutely enjoyable and immediately indispensable to collectors, historians and fans. The assembly and the concerts were, in retrospect, a latter th Century crossroads for first-call musicians from both sides of the Atlantic.
Bramlett, who died in December after surgery, had anextraordinary facility for identifying and bringing into his fold the best of two generations of talent - artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Jim Keltner, Dr. Delaney touched the future by exploiting the talents of his peers who channeled the ideas and techniques of their musical predecessors. Bonnie Bramlett released "Groupie," the song she co-wrote with Leon Russell , as an Atlantic single in December of Almost two years later in September of , Karen Carpenter took it to the top of the pop and adult contemporary charts under the name "Superstar.
There are great photographs of the "friends" -- saxophone player Bobby Keyes , horn player Jim Price , bassist Carl Radle , drummer Jim Keltner , and Bobby Whitlock , as well as the singers. The downside is that it really should be twice as long, and they have enough legitimate music -- as stated -- to fill a double CD.
In , the Bandaloo Doctors toured as the opening act for Ringo Starr. Bonnie was cast in the movie The Doors , playing a bartender. In , Bramlett returned to her musical roots, releasing the album I'm Still the Same.
In , she was a backup vocalist for the Southern rock artist Shooter Jennings on his album Electric Rodeo. She declined to accompany him on his ensuing tour.
In , Bonnie met Delaney Bramlett during a gig performing at the opening of a bowling alley. Their marriage was marred by violence due to their cocaine addictions. Bonnie later rebuilt her relationship with her daughters. Rebecca became a singer, professionally known as Bekka Bramlett. She joined Fleetwood Mac in after the departure of Stevie Nicks. Comin' Home. Groupie Superstar.
Things Get Better [Live]. Soul Shake. Free The People. The Love Of My Man. Make sure your selection starts and ends within the same node. All News Daily Roundup. Album Reviews Song Reviews. Song Lyrics. Review: RIFF-it. RIFF-it good. They landed with Elektra to release the follow-up, Accept No Substitute -- recorded with a superb backing band including keyboardist Bobby Whitlock, bassist Carl Radle, and drummer Jim Keltner, the album was another commercial failure, but the couple's gritty, soulful vocals and earthy sound earned the appreciation of fellow musicians at home and abroad, not to mention an invitation to serve as the opening act on British supergroup Blind Faith's U.
The group eventually toured the U. When Clapton dropped out to begin working on his debut solo album -- a record that introduced a bluesy, raw vocal style clearly indebted to Delaney -- audience interest began to dissipate.Delaney & Bonnie also appears in this compilation. Tracks of Disc 1; $ on iTunes 1. Private Number; $ on iTunes 2. I Thank You; $ on iTunes 3. Piece of My Heart; $ on iTunes 4. Just Keep on Loving Me; $ on iTunes 5. Ain't That Good; $ on iTunes 6. My Baby Spcializes; $ on iTunes 7. It's Unbelievable; $ on iTunes.