Street Lady

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Street Lady
Studio album by Donald Byrd
Released 1973
Recorded June 13, 14 & 15, 1973
Genre Jazz-funk
Length 42:12
Label Blue Note
Producer Larry Mizell
Donald Byrd chronology
Black Byrd
(1973)
Street Lady
(1973)
Stepping into Tomorrow
(1974)

Street Lady is an album by American trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1973, with Larry Mizell returning as producer, following the success of its predecessor.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 3 stars and stated "the appeal of Street Lady is how its polished neo-funk and pseudo-fusion sound uncannily like a jive movie or television soundtrack from the early '70s — you can picture the Street Lady, decked out in polyester, cruising the streets surrounded by pimps with wide-brimmed hats and platform shoes. And while that may not be ideal for jazz purists, it's perfect for kitsch and funk fanatics".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Larry Mizell/Byrd except as indicated
  1. "Lansana's Priestess" - 7:39
  2. "Miss Kane" - 6:20
  3. "Sister Love" - 6:11
  4. "Street Lady" (Larry Mizell, Fonce Mizell) - 5:40
  5. "Witch Hunt" - 9:42
  6. "Woman of the World" (Gordon, Mizell) - 6:51
  • Recorded at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California on June 13, 14 & 15, 1973

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Donald Byrd discography accessed September 3, 2010
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed September 3, 2010