Blacks and Blues

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Blacks and Blues
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Studio album by Bobbi Humphrey
Released 1973
Recorded June 6, 7 & 8, 1973 at Sound Factory, Hollywood, California
Genre Jazz, Funk
Length 39:34
Label Blue Note
Producer Larry Mizell
Bobbi Humphrey chronology
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Blacks and Blues is the third studio album by American jazz flutist Bobbi Humphrey recorded in 1973 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Steve Huey awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Bobbi Humphrey scored her biggest hit with her third album Blacks and Blues, an utterly delightful jazz-funk classic that helped make her a sensation at Montreux... Overall, the album's cumulative effect is like a soft summer breeze, perfect for beaches, barbecues, and cruising with the top down".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Larry Mizell
  1. "Chicago, Damn" - 6:31
  2. "Harlem River Drive" - 7:50
  3. "Just a Love Child" - 6:34
  4. "Blacks and Blues" - 4:37
  5. "Jasper Country Man" - 5:14
  6. "Baby's Gone" - 8:48
    • Recorded at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California on June 6, 7 & 8, 1973



  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed December 16, 2010
  2. ^ a b Huey, S. Allmusic Review accessed December 16, 2010