HANK CRAWFORD Soul MFSL Rare Audiophile Sealed 200G LP

Hank Crawford - SOUL OF THE BALLAD. Anadisq 200 > ABOUT THIS TITLE

This MFSL Anadisq 200 heavy vinyl re-issue is a piece of musical history and is the only audiophile pressing of this classic recording. You will be one of the last to own this MFSL 7,500 Pressing Limited Edition Long Out of Print Masterpiece and what a tremendous "GIFT" this will make any true JAZZ fan.

SOUL OF THE BALLAD was released in 1963. Crawford personalizes his jazz renditions with a unique mix of blues, mellow tunes, and funky soul. This talented Jazzman takes classic tracks like “Blueberry Hill” - “Stardust” -“Stormy Weather”- “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You” - “Left My Heart In San Francisco” and many more with unique presentations to make them sound like they were his own.

This Memphis-born musician and composer earned his initial fame in the late 50s as a member of Ray Charles groups. Breaking out on his own in 1963 he released Soul Of The Ballad, a soulful combination of blues, mellow tunes and funky tracks. Originally released on Atlantic, Soul Of The Ballad portrays Crawfords innate ability to add a blues coloration to his jazz performances, something not many modern jazzmen can do successfully. 1. Blueberry Hill 2. I Left My Heart In San Francisco 3. Stormy Weather 4. Sweet Slumber 5. If I Didn't Care 6. Stardust
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