is an album by Hungarian guitarist Spellbinder Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label. The album contains "Gypsy Queen" which was covered together with [1 ] Black Magic Woman by Santana on his 1970 Abraxas album.
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Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Szabo's read on jazz in the '60s was brilliant. He embodied all of its most popular aspirations with a genuine spirit of innovation and adventure. Spellbinder is a masterpiece". [2 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
All compositions by Gábor Szabó except as indicated
"Spellbinder" - 5:30
Witchcraft" ( Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 4:39 "
It Was a Very Good Year" ( Ervin Drake) - 2:47 "Gypsy Queen" - 5:13
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" ( Sonny Bono) - 2:28 "Cheetah" - 4:10
My Foolish Heart" ( Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 5:28 "Yearning" - 2:59
Autumn Leaves/ Speak to Me of Love" ( Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer/Jean Lenoir) - 3:35
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 6, 1966
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