Re: [acid-jazz] Terry Callier - Dancing Girl

From: Jason Witherspoon (
Date: 2004-05-06 07:38:59

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    At 11:53 PM -0400 5/5/04, christina long wrote:
    >I'm sure most of you have heard this, may of even mentioned it here
    >so forgive me if I'm bringing up old's from the 70's.
    >A friend streamed several songs for me this evening one was called
    >"Dancing Girl" by Terry Callier
    >I had my friend play it for me 3 times as I loved it so much. It's
    >about a prostitute if I recall correctly. The song is downright
    >sensual and full of blues.
    >Develops into almost an entirely different song. One of' the most
    >powerful, amazing songs I've ever heard...
    >I'm speechless.

    All 3 of the Stepney/Callier collabo lps are amazing (_Occasional
    Rain_, _What Color is Love?_, _I Just Can't Help Myself_). You owe
    it to yourself to track them down.

    You'd probably also enjoy Jon Lucien-- esp. _Rashida_. Midway
    between a sweet & spiritual Callier folk sound & an almost Nascimento

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