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Johnny Hammond - Breakout

(Kudu – KU-01, 1971, 🇺🇸)

Johnny Hammond Breakout Album on Vinyl

So glad I listened to this album this morning. It’s a perfect tone-setter; especially for the end of summer: a last blast of fun, funk and fury. Hammond’s Hammond touch is unique and Eric Gale’s guitar playing runs the gamut between quiet jazzman in the corner to full-on fire starter. This Kudu pressing is a bit noisy, but it doesn’t get in the way of the album’s enjoyment too much.


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