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Got A Good Thing Goin' On ~ Big John Patton
Got A Good Thing Goin' On ~ Big John Patton
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Kansas City native Patton honed his craft as a pianist for Lloyd Price in the 50s before switching to organ. Recorded on 29th April 1966, here he teams with guitarist Grant Green to play and to write ("Soul Woman," "The Yodel") with an organ trio (Hugh Walker the drummer fills in around the sound created by the two main players.) (conga player Richard Landrum makes it a quartet, also mixed well back on all the tracks.). Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar" and Sam Cooke's "The Shake," aren't treated as covers but as wellsprings of new ideas. The sound is heavily dependent on Patton's keyboard sound, with little evidence of the bass pedals being used, and with no extra bass player on any of… Read more