Evolution (Dennis Coffey album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Studio album by Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army
Released 1971
Recorded 1971 GM Studio, Detroit, Michigan
Genre Soul, funk
Length 32:50
Label Sussex
Producer Mike Theodore
Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army chronology
Hair and Thangs
Goin' for Myself

Evolution is the second album by session guitarist Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Released in 1971 under the Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band banner the album charted at number thirteen on the Top Soul Albums chart due to the funk instrumental Scorpio which charted at number six on the U.S. Pop Singles chart and number nine on the US Soul Singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Dennis Coffey; except where indicated

  1. "Getting It On" (Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore) (2:31)
  2. "Whole Lot of Love" (Jimmy Page, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant) (2:33)
  3. "Summertime Girl" (3:06)
  4. "Scorpio" (4:20)
  5. "Garden of the Moon" (3:23)
  6. "Impressions Of" (4:48)
  7. "Sad Angel" (3:40)
  8. "Big City Funk" (Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore) (2:55)
  9. "Wind Song" (2:44)
  10. "Good Time Rhythm and Blues" (2:44)



Chart (1972) Peak
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 36
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 13


Year Single Chart positions[3]
Pop Singles
Soul Singles
1971 "Scorpio" 6 (1972) 9
1972 "Getting It On" 93 -

Samples & Covers[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. Dennis Coffey: Evolution > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 02 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Dennis Coffey US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Dennis Coffey US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02.