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The Poet

Bobby Womack

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1.1
So Many Sides Of You
Bobby Womack
3:48
1.2
Lay Your Lovin' On Me
Bobby Womack
4:07
1.3
Secrets
Bobby Womack
3:55
1.4
Just My Imagination
Bobby Womack
5:14
1.5
Stand Up
Bobby Womack
3:38
1.6
Games
Bobby Womack
7:01
1.7
If You Think You're Lonely Now
Bobby Womack
5:33
1.8
Where Do We Go From Here
Bobby Womack
6:44
Total Playing Time    40:00
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the initial release of The Poet, the Bobby Womack album that served to relaunch his career and established him as a renewed force to be reckoned with in the urban music field in the 1980s. That album was followed by The Poet II which further solidified Womack’s position as the industry’s leading exponent of traditional soul that he maintained until his passing in 2014. Now, for the first time, these classic albums have been remastered from the original tapes. Long believed to be lost, the original tapes have been recovered and are sourced for the remasters of The Poet and The Poet II. Shortly after its release, The Poet, produced by Womack, rose to the #1 slot on Billboard’s "Top R&B Album" chart and thus provided commercial validation for his musical posture that was so removed from the disco trend of the era. As illustrated in the newly penned liner notes by Bill Dahl: “The Poet was split into two distinct musical moods. The first side of the album placed Bobby in up-tempo settings and let the infectious grooves flow freely. Side two cast Bobby as the romantic balladeer, a seductive image that had long sent his legion of female fans into a frenzy.”
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ABKCO Music & Records Studio Masters

Tracks 1-8 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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