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SAVOY BROWN <br> Street Corner Talking <br> 1970 (Parrot Records)

Details: Parrot PAS-71047, stereo, black label with yellow and greet parrot logo, states "Distributed by London" in the perimeter, 1970

Condition: Vinyl Fair (no deep scratches, but many light ones), Jacket: fair (some splitting and general wear)

This is the original gatefold cover version

From the All Music Guide:

After 1970's Looking In album, Peverett, Roger Earl, and Tony Stevens left to form Foghat, leaving Kim Simmonds with yet another dilemma. But for Simmonds, things went a little smoother than he might have imagined, picking up piano player Paul Raymond, bassman Andy Silvester, and drummer Dave Bidwell, all from Chicken Shack. He also hired singer Dave Walker, who was the former frontman with the Idle Race, and together the new lineup recorded Street Corner Talking, one of Savoy Brown's finest moments. Gelling almost instantaneously, Walker's cozy yet fervent voice countered with Simmonds' strong, sturdy guitar playing, and an exuberant mixture of British blues and boogie rock prevailed. All of Street Corner Talking's efforts are solid examples of the group's blues-rock power, from the slick cover of Willie Dixon's "Wang Dang Doodle" to the deep feel of "All I Can Do" to the subtle strength of "Tell Mama," Walker's best-sung tune. The album's blend of sultry guitar blues and upfront rock & roll flavor give it a multi-faceted appeal, with every musician contributing his talents uniformly, which is something that's rather difficult to achieve after there's been a wholesale change to the personnel. Although they stayed together for the Hellbound Train album, Silvester was replaced by Andy Pyle for 1972's Lion's Share release, and a year after that Walker left to join Fleetwood Mac.

The tracks are:
1. Tell Mama (Raymond/Simmonds) - 5:15
2. Let It Rock (Rock and Roll on the Radio) (Raymond/Simmons) - 3:07
3. I Can't Get Next to You (Strong/Whitfield) - 6:35
4. Time Does Tell (Simmonds) - 5:35
5. Street Corner Talking (Simmonds) - 4:00
6. All I Can Do (Raymond/Simmonds) - 10:54
7. Wang Dang Doodle (Dixon) - 7:15

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