Dig it. This two-fer assembles two underappreciated Isley Brothers albums from 1971 and 1972, respectively. When the song fully kicks in, Isley's voice is pure anguish, and so is the harmony. Ron himself moans and groans in deep soul pain and improvises in the long outro as "Machine Gun" takes over, with words from Jesus Christ himself: "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.".
Booker T. & The MG's: Booker T. Jones (vocals, guitar, piano, Hammond B-3 & M-3 organs, MiniMoog, synthesizer); Steve Cropper (vocals, guitar, baritone guitar); Donald "Duck" Dunn (vocals, baritone guitar, bass).
Up for grabs is this CD by Booker T & The MG's. On the Acadia label, the catalogue number is ACAM 8136 and the date of issue is 2007. Slip Slidin'. NEW, UNPLAYED AND STILL SEALED. That's The Way It Should Be.