Vinyl: Tom Clay “What The World Needs Now Is Love”

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A good cover – seen…eh…drawn from a childs perspective
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Had to include the backside of the LP, it´s a strong picture to illustrate the themes of the album!

Performer: Tom Clay
Album: What The World Needs Now Is Love

Company: MoWest(?)
Genre: Easy Listening, Spoken-word, Soul, Conceptalbum
Year: 1971

Fact: Tom Clay was a Radio Disc-jockey, who created this album as a social commentary. The Record includes speeches by John F. Kennedy, radio snippets, Martin Luther King, news samples and more.

Info: Songs used throughout the album includes, Marvin Gayes “What´s Goin´ On”, Burt Bacharach “That The World Needs Now”, Jimmy Webbs “MacArthur Park”, Joni Mitchells “Both Sides Now”, Simon & Garfunkels “Bridge Over Troubled Water” to mention a few! All songs performed by session musicians.

Listen to some of the tracks off the album on these YouTube links!

My rating: 5 of 6

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