There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. One of the least known and hottest albums from the 70's Otis was a mid-teenager when Kooper recorded this with him.
One person found this helpful. Just as described. Fast shipping. This is blues-and-gospel-inflected rock at its finest. You won't be sorry. Bought this new waaaaay back and thought it was great. Lost it for 30 years and found it again on Amazon.
Still a good listen. Al Kooper gets a little off on the keyboards now and then, but Shuggie Otis is very good. And, don't forget that he was just about sixteen years old at the time! It's worth the money. Brilliant debut by Shuggie Otis.
The maturity of his riffs and the skill of his improvisation, belies his 15 years on this planet at that time. Highly Recommend to blues and blues rock lovers. When Al, was introduced to the guitar playing of 15 year old Shuggie Otis, in He wanted to perform with the gifted young guitarist, and produce a album, to showcase his playing skills. This record: "Kooper Session" is the result. Side one of "Session" begins with a fast-paced gospel rave-up: "Bury My Body".
Al, isn't a Southern Baptist lad from Alabama, and it shows here. Shuggie, plays well but, he doesn't provide the soul of an older player, he is a "flash" player. Shuggie, plays his parts fine, but the main melody is much too repetitive, and will wear you down fast.
If you want every Al Kooper, recording, you will want this, if not Top reviews from other countries. Translate all reviews to English. Here's a detailed track list Loose and even ramshackle in places, the record showcased the young wire-haired Californian guitar player and his extraordinarily accomplished playing. And it was hip and bluesy too Side One was called "The Songs" and featured structured tunes - mostly blues covers - but Side Two called "The Blues" was instrumental loose jams you can literally hear Shuggie say " Take It doesn't say who did the remaster, but the sound is superb - full and none too trebled to the nines for effect.
One or two of the tracks on Side 1 are a little hissy but I suspect that reflects the loose nature of the original recordings. The album was well received though and paved the way for his solo debut proper - 's superlative "Here Comes Shuggie Otis". Sweet musi. Fairly basic and little more than a jam session, but it's a great record and it does introduce the great Shuggie Otis, who could have been a great. Well worth a listen. Report abuse. Just right. Great music! Report abuse Translate review to English.
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Divided into two halves, "The Songs" a quartet of arranged gospel and rhythm and blues tracks and "The Blues" a trio of improvised blues tracks , the album, like Super Session before it, was quickly recorded and featured short, succinct tracks "Double or Nothing", "One Room Country Shack" and fluid, drawn out jams highlighting the talents of the artists " Slow Goonbash Blues", "Bury My Body".
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