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The Columbia Years 1968-1969 – Betty Davis

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  • For decades, rumors circulated about an almost mythical session recorded at New York's Columbia Studios on May 14-20, 1969. The landmark session was produced by Miles Davis and Teo Macero; Betty Davis sang and was joined by Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell, guitarist John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock on keys and Dylan/Miles session bassist Harvey Brooks.

    Now Light In The Attic presents these recordings to the public for the very first time. This historic session, never heard before, not even as a bootleg, pre-dates Miles Davis' revolutionary album "Bitches Brew" and is the true birth of his jazz-rock sound as well as the foundation to Betty's groundbreaking funk sound, which she established a few years later in 1973 with her self-titled debut album. While these recordings remained unreleased for nearly 50 years, they significantly influenced both of their careers.
  • Artist: Betty Davis
    Label: Columbia, Light In The Attic, Sony Music Commercial Music Group
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: US
    Genre: Soul & Funk
  • A1 Hangin' Out
    A2 Politician Man
    A3 Down Home Girl
    B1 Born On The Bayou
    B2 I'M Ready, Willing, & Able (Take 1)
    B3 I'M Ready, Willing, & Able (Take 9)
    B4 It'S My Life (Alternate Take)
    B5 Live, Love, Learn
    B6 My Soul Is Tired