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The Very Best of Willie Hutch

The Very Best of Willie Hutch
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Willie Hutch is the truth

11 years, 5 months ago at Feb 19 6:49
Willie Hutch, as the review of this album states, was Motown's answer to Curtis Mayfield. Dude was super soulful and funky at the same time. I got into his music through finding samples of hip-hop songs. Most notably he was used for 3-6 Mafia's Stay Fly and Murs & 9th Wonder's Dreamchaser. Both songs (Tell Me Why Has Our Love Turned Cold and A Love That's Worth Having respectively) are great, ... read more
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Description: Through the first half of the '70s, and intermittently thereafter, Willie Hutch was the closest thing the Motown stable had to a Curtis Mayfield, from his cool, guitar-and-percussion based soul numbers (and the strings that sweetened them) on down to his cap and shades. An ace songwriter who'd cowritten "I'll Be There" for the Jackson 5, he followed Mayfield's path into scoring movies--Foxy Brown and The Mack (for which he wrote the enduring "Brother's Gonna Work It Out")--but his voice was earthier, more in the Sam Cooke tradition, and his lyrics were more concerned with the redemptive power of love than wit ... (more)
Manufacturer: Motown / Pgd
Release date: 24 August 1998
EAN: 0731453094321 UPC: 731453094321
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