Talk to the People

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Talk to the People
Talk to the People.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedMarch 30, 1972
Regent Sound Studios
GenreJazz, Soul
SD 1619
ProducerJoel Dorn
Les McCann chronology
Invitation to Openness
Talk to the People
Live at Montreux

Talk to the People is an album by pianist Les McCann recorded in 1972 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores

Allmusic gives the album 4 stars, stating: "Although there are some weak links in this chain of tunes, the highs are sky-high, and they represent some of McCann's peak studio performances."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Les McCann except as indicated

  1. "What's Going On" (Renaldo Benson, Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye) – 7:28
  2. "Shamading" – 3:41
  3. "Seems So Long" (Stevie Wonder) – 3:04
  4. "She's Here" – 5:54
  5. "North Carolina" – 9:20
  6. "Let It Lay" (Les McCann, Rev. Bee) – 5:22
  7. "Talk to the People" – 9:16



  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1600 series. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Freed., R. Les McCann Discography. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Ginell, Richard S.. Talk to the People – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 8, 2016.