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Sweetnighter (1973)
Weather Report

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User Rating: 5 / 5 [ Add Your Rating ]


Name:  dr funk
Rating:  5 / 5
Comments:  the lost grail of the fender rhodes - a not-very-well-known album from one of the best known fusion bands. but this is before zawinul went to analogue keyboard heaven and got racks that would stack up ten stories high - here he has only a rhodes, a wah-wah and a ring modulator, and verily he proves that the funky man needs no more than these. 'boogie woogie waltz' and '125th st congress' are two of the most powerful grooves ever captured on wax, and for any rhodes lover to hear zawinul's work on these, the result can only be instant ejaculation all over the cd player. joe, you rock


Name:  James Garfield <input@fenderrhodes.com>
Rating:  5 / 5
Comments:  I have to agree about this album being a "lost grail" in Rhodes history. It's one that I bought for the sake of completing my Weather Report collection, but I didn't know how incomplete my collection was without it!!! Joe's playing is just intense (an excellent lesson in using the wah pedal for maximum funk), and the band lays down the groove like nobody's business.


Name:  John Dube
Rating:  5 / 5
Comments:  Went to my first Weather Report Concert in 1972 at Tanglewood in Lenox Mass.