Freedom Flight (Shuggie Otis album)

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Freedom Flight
Freedom flight cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1971
Recorded1971
GenrePsychedelic soul, funk, jazz fusion
LabelEpic
ProducerJohnny Otis
Shuggie Otis chronology
Here Comes Shuggie Otis
(1970)
Freedom Flight
(1971)
Inspiration Information
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Freedom Flight , released in the fall of 1971 on Epic Records, is the second album by Shuggie Otis. The album contains the original version of "Strawberry Letter 23", a 1977 hit for The Brothers Johnson.

The song "Sweet Thang" was used extensively in the 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Shuggie Otis except where indicated

  1. "Ice Cold Daydream" - 2:27
  2. "Strawberry Letter 23" - 3:57
  3. "Sweet Thang" (Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis) - 4:05
  4. "Me and My Woman" (Gene Barge) - 4:15
  5. "Someone's Always Singing" (Kenny Kahn, Shuggie Otis) - 3:22
  6. "Purple" - 7:05
  7. "Freedom Flight" - 12:48
  8. "One Room Country Shack" - 3:34

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