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Various 'Soul Jazz Records presents Delta Swamp Rock’ 2xLP

Various 'Soul Jazz Records presents Delta Swamp Rock’ 2xLP

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Pre-order. Due 17th May.

Black vinyl.
Long out of print (10 years), this new edition of Soul Jazz Records’ classic, ‘Delta Swamp Rock’, features a killer all-star line-up of seminal artists who all first blended rock, soul and country together to create a stunning new sound of Southern American music in the 1970s.
Featuring the Allman Brothers, Dan Penn, Leon Russell, Tony Joe White, Johnny Cash, Bobbie Gentry, Big Star, Link Wray, Area Code 615 and loads more.
The album charts the rise and fall of Southern rock, from its funky swamp roots in Southern soul to its phenomenal success in the first half of the 1970s, including its influence on Nashville’s ‘outlaw’ country and tracing it right back to the arrival of rock and roll in the 1950s - the first meeting of black and white American music at the crossroads.

“An impeccable collection of Southern Rock” - The Guardian (*****)  “Soul Jazz Records compilations are always worthwhile because of the care and detail they put into these nuggets of musical archaeology. There is not a bad track on Delta Swamp Rock. Southern rock continued the tradition of racial integration through music, that began in Memphis with rock and roll, combining soul, gospel, country and rock to come up with something that was, frequently, groovy in the extreme.” - The Times


Catalogue number: SJRLP520
Condition: New
Label: Soul Jazz


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