London Underground
Studio album by
Released25 February 1974 (1974-02-25)
Recorded1973
StudioAdvision Studios, London
GenreJazz
Length44:37
LabelAtlantic
SD 1648
ProducerGeoffrey Haslam
Herbie Mann chronology
Turtle Bay
(1973)
London Underground
(1974)
Reggae
(1973)

London Underground is an album by flautist Herbie Mann recorded in London in 1973 and released on the Atlantic label.[1] The album features Mann with British rock musicians performing versions of contemporary British hit singles.

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating: "There are a couple of clunkers here ("Layla" doesn't work), but for fans of late-'60s/early-'70s rock, not a bad ride".[2]

Track listing

  1. "Bitch" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 8:21
  2. "Something in the Air" (Speedy Keen) - 3:34
  3. "Layla" (Eric Clapton, Jim Gordon) - 8:08
  4. "Spin Ball" (Paddy Kingsland) - 1:57
  5. "Mellow Yellow" (Donovan Leitch) - 3:15
  6. "A Whiter Shade of Pale" (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid) - 4:46
  7. "Memphis Spoon Bread & Dover Sole" (Herbie Mann) - 3:50
  8. "Paper Sun" (Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood) - 6:41
  9. "You Never Give Me Your Money" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 4:05

Personnel

Technical

References

  1. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1600 series accessed August 31, 2015
  2. ^ a b Newsome, Jim. London Underground – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  3. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 935. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.