Black Drops

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Black Drops
Black Drops.jpg
Studio album by Charles Earland
Released 1970
Recorded June 1, 1970
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 38:39
Label Prestige
PR 7815
Producer Bob Porter
Charles Earland chronology
Black Talk!
Black Drops
Living Black!

Black Drops is an album by organist Charles Earland which was recorded in 1970 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Alex Henderson of Allmusic wrote, "Although not in a class with Black Talk or Living Black, this Bob Porter-produced soul-jazz/hard bop LP is satisfying and generally enjoyable".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Charles Earland except where noted.

  1. "Sing a Simple Song" (Sylvester Stewart) – 5:44
  2. "Don't Say Goodbye" – 7:09
  3. "Lazy Bird" (John Coltrane) – 7:18
  4. "Letha" – 7:23
  5. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:48
  6. "Buck Green" – 7:17



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 8, 2013
  2. ^ a b Henderson, A. Allmusic listing accessed March 8, 2013
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 67. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.