Love Bug (Reuben Wilson album)

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Love Bug
Love Bug (Reuben Wilson album).jpg
Studio album by Reuben Wilson
Released 1969
Recorded March 21, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 42:17 original LP
50:14 CD reissue
Label Blue Note
BST 84317
Producer Francis Wolff
Reuben Wilson chronology
On Broadway
(1968)
Love Bug
(1969)
Blue Mode
(1969)

Love Bug is the second album by American organist Reuben Wilson recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label.[1] The CD reissue added one bonus track.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Love Bug was an attempt to establish Reuben Wilson as an organist with either the vision of Larry Young or the fiery style of John Patton, and while it comes up short on both accounts, it nevertheless remains quite enjoyable".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Reuben Wilson except as indicated.
  1. "Hot Rod" - 6:26
  2. "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Ross) - 5:32
  3. "I Say a Little Prayer" (Bacharach, David) - 8:10
  4. "Love Bug" - 8:11
  5. "Stormy" (Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb) - 5:46
  6. "Back Out" - 8:12
  7. "Hold On, I'm Comin'" (Isaac Hayes, Porter) - 7:57 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

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