1.22.2019

Roy Ayers Quartet, "If I Were a Carpenter" (Nippon Columbia 45PX-2009-AX), released 1969.

Cover/interpolation of the Tim Hardin song. The quartet is Roy Ayers, Sonny Sharrock, Miroslav Vitous, and Bruno Carr.



1.17.2019

From "Sage" (RCA Victor LISP 34162), released 1972.

The Four Kents, a Soul vocal group who were also United States servicemen stationed in Venice) recorded an album backed by The Stump (a band of Italian session musicians).

This song has elements of Soul, Pop, and Prog in it.