Remarkable, fresh and joyful. These three words are the best I found to describe this album. When I got it, most the original songs, instrumentally covered on it, were already known. It didn't matter; they sound as if they are brand new songs. From Rock hits such as Rolling Stones' Jumping Jack flash, to Soul gems such as Aretha Franklin's Baby I love you, to Jazz standards such as Oscar Peterson's Hymn to freedom or Bobby Timmons' This here. Two songs are penned by Mick Weaver, Wynder K. Frogg's real name, who is the leader playing Hammond organ and piano, backed by an incredible and powerful band including Dick Heckstall-Smith and Chris Mercer on saxes and Henry Lowther on trumpet, all of them from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers' horn section; Reebop Kwaku Baah from Traffic on percussion; Mick Weaver replaced Steve Winwood in Traffic for a short while when the last left the band to join Eric Clapton and form Blind Faith. Traffic became Mason, Capaldi, Wood and Frog, soon shortened to Wooden Frog. They played a few gigs before dissolving three months later when Traffic reformed. The rest of Wynder K. Frog's band includes Neil Hubbard on guitar, Alan Spenner on bass and Bruce Rowland on drums. Last but not least, the record producers Gus Dudgeon and Jimmy Miller, responsible for that terrific sound. Released in 1968, it took more than 25 years to get the CD reissue; however, it didn't lose its freshness and joy. Through the years Mick Weaver has been the keyboard player for great blues artists such as Taj Mahal, Otis Grant and Keef Hartley, to name just a few.