Brown recorded eight remakes of songs from his first two albums (Sin & Soul and Between Heaven and Hell), plus eight newer pieces. His lyrics are as relevant as ever, his voice was still very much in its prime, and the backup (a rhythm section with a few guests) gives him suitable accompaniment
On the classic Oscar Brown, Jr. debut album, "Sin & Soul. and Then Some", Brown greeted us back in 1961 with some new blues/jazz stylings that have lost none of their impact or freshness (the album has been reissued with deleted tracks that only enhance the experience, so that CD is highly recommended). Here, on "Then and Now", Brown gives us two albums for the price of one by splitting the tracks between his original work and his new, current work. The first eight or so tracks are taken up with Oscar's new versions of eight songs from the classic "Sin &.
Listen to music from Oscar Brown Jr. like Brother Where Are You - Matthew Herbert Remix, But I Was Cool & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Oscar Brown J. .He ran unsuccessfully for office in both the Illinois state legislature and the . Brown wrote at least 1,000 songs (only 125 have been published), twelve albums, and over a dozen musical plays.
More albums from Oscar Brown Jr. In a New Mood. Tells It Like It Is! 2014. Between Heaven and Hell.
Oscar Brown Jr. & Maggie Brown 2012. Where or When? In a New Mood 2014. Although rooted in jazz, singer, poet, and activist Oscar Brown, Jr. defied musical categorization throughout his long and eclectic career - a forerunner of the political consciousness that would become predominant in soul, funk, and hip-hop in the decades to follow, his efforts to exact social change spread across the arts and even into government, spurring two unsuccessful but memorable campaigns for office. His first album in two decades, Then and Now, appeared on Weasel Disc in 1995, and in 2001 he was the subject of a documentary, Music Is My Life, Politics My Mistress. Brown died from complications from a blood infection on May 29, 2005.
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|1||Dat Dere Bobby Timmons||Oscar Brown, Jr.||3:40|
|2||Opportunity Please Knock Oscar Brown, Jr.||Oscar Brown, Jr.||2:43|
|3||Somebody Buy Me a Drink||Oscar Brown, Jr.||3:31|
|4||Signifyin' Monkey||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:22|
|5||Afro Blue||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:13|
|6||Work Song Nat Adderley, Jr.||Oscar Brown, Jr.||3:09|
|7||Rags and Old Iron||Oscar Brown, Jr.||6:52|
|8||Elegy||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:15|
|9||Honeydo||Oscar Brown, Jr.||3:46|
|10||Give Me More||Oscar Brown, Jr.||5:27|
|11||The Entertainer||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:49|
|12||Hymn to the Homeless||Oscar Brown, Jr.||5:08|
|13||Debris||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:38|
|14||Cyberspace Is the Place||Oscar Brown, Jr.||5:11|
|15||Journey Through Forever||Oscar Brown, Jr.||5:09|
|16||Old Man||Oscar Brown, Jr.||4:29|
Performer: Oscar Brown, Jr.
Title: Then and Now
Style: Bop,Standards,Vocal Jazz
Size MP3: 1132 mb
Size FLAC: 1904 mb
Rating: 4.3 / 5
Other Formats: AUD WMA WAV AHX TTA ASF