Oliver Edward Nelson in London with Oily Rags

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Oliver Edward Nelson in London with Oily Rags
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Studio album by
Released1974
RecordedApril 1974
London, England with overdubs in New York City
GenreJazz
LabelFlying Dutchman BDL 1-0592
ProducerBob Thiele
Oliver Nelson chronology
Swiss Suite
(1971)
Oliver Edward Nelson in London with Oily Rags
(1974)
Skull Session
(1975)

Oliver Edward Nelson in London with Oily Rags is an album by Oliver Nelson featuring performances recorded in London in 1974 for the Flying Dutchman label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic1.5/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 1½ stars stating "Nelson plays well and there are some good moments (particularly on Jobim's "Meditation") but most of the backup musicians sound quite anonymous and little of significant occurs".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lucille" (Little Richard, Albert Collins) - 6:13
  2. "Woggles" (Chas Hodges, Dave Peacock) - 1:56
  3. "Cairo to Benghazi" (Joe Jammer) - 10:06
  4. "Working Man (Hodges, Peacock) - 3:49
  5. "Meditation" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 6:00
  6. "Mailman Bring Me No More Blues" (Bob Katz, Ruth Ann Roberts, Bob Thiele) - 4:42
  7. "Hillbilly" (Hodges, Peacock) - 3:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D., Oliver Nelson discography accessed February 8, 2016
  2. ^ Flying Dutchman Label Discography accessed February 8, 2016
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Oily Rags – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 8, 2016.