Label: Epic - ESCA 5746 • Format: CD • Country: Japan • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Soul, Funk
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Tower Of Power April 20, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. It also marked the last album to feature founding trumpet player and band horn arranger, Greg Adams, and vocalist Tom Bowes. It also features a reunion with saxophonist Lenny Pickett who shows up on a few tracks.
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Souled Out. Founding member, baritone saxophone player Stephen "Doc" Kupka graces the front cover of the album. Jeff Lorber co-produced this album with band leader Emilio Castillo.
Monster On A Leash. Monster on a Leash is an album by Tower of Come On With It - Tower Of Power - T.O.P. released in It was their debut on Epic Records. This album is considered a return-to-form for the band and debuts lead vocalist Tom Bowes, thus far the only T. Zombie - Death SS - In Death Of Steve Silvester Plus!
Direct is a live in-studio album by Tower of Power. It was their only album for the direct-to-disc record label Sheffield Lab. It also marked the return of original guitarist Willie James Fulton, not heard from since 's Bump City, and the last album to feature saxophonist Lenny Pickett. Mark Sanders plays drums on this album. Between this album and their comeback album Power, they would record the sessions that later became the Mind Rewind - Cass* - Spundae Presents Interpretations III Tracks CD.
Besides that, save Come On With It - Tower Of Power - T.O.P. the original single release of "Simple as That", this would be their last new release until It contained mostly songs from their previous albums, but included new material as well.
Direct would later be re-released with alternate takes on CD as Direct Plus! We Came To Play! We Came to Play! Also Steve Cropper, produced this album. Garibaldi would return to the band on the next album, but both Conte's, Bruce and Victor, would not after this album.
Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now. Ron Beck takes up the drummers spot after David Garibaldi exited for a second time. This also would be the last album to feature bassist Francis "Rocco" Prestia as he would go on an extended hiatus from the band until his return in It is also Come On With It - Tower Of Power - T.O.P. only album to feature vocalist Edward McGee.
Back To Oakland. It was voted by Modern Drummer Magazine as one of the most important recordings for drummers to listen to. Urban Renewal. Urban Renewal is a Tower of Power album recorded in and released in It's also the last album to feature lead singer Lenny Williams, who would leave to continue a successful solo career.
Plus drummer David Garibaldi left temporarily, although he does appear on the song "Willing To Learn" which was the first single released on the album. David Bartlett takes the reins as drummer for this album.
Also conga player Brent Byars left after the previous album Back to Oakland, with Carter Collins taking over for him on this album.
Tower of Power is the third album release for the Oakland-based band, Tower of Power. This is their most successful album to date, which was released in May The album peaked at No.
The album spawned their most successful single, "So Very Hard to Go". The single peaked at No. It marked the debut of Lenny Williams being the lead vocalist. Tower of Power was also the first Tower of Power album to feature future Saturday Night Live band leader Lenny Pickett, who was the youngest member of the band at the time, replacing original lead sax player Skip Mesquite.
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