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Live Review

Eli "Paperboy" Reed at Joe's Pub, March 31, 2010

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Eli “Paperboy" Reed and the True Loves Joe's Pub March 31, 2010 New York, NY

Playing before a nearly sold-out crowd, the seven-piece True Loves (Freddy DeBoe: Baritone Sax; Mike Brooks: Tenor Sax; Patriq Moody: Trumpet; Jerrell Clopton: Drums; Michael Montgomery: Bass; Ryan Spraker: Guitar; J.B. Flatt: Organ) kicked off with a short 60s-inspired funk theme that warmed up the audience in preparation for what was to come: a collection ...


Extended Analysis

Eli "Paperboy" Reed & The True Loves: Roll With You

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Surging from deep within the heart of American music there lies a pulse--a rhythm, an explosion of sound—called soul music. From its heyday in the 1960s it has been the sensuous energy, the incorruptible truth and the driving force behind a movement that influenced race relations, the political system, the merging of musical genres and that most American of all qualities: deeper and more personal self expression. From the shrieks of James Brown to the shouts of Wilson Pickett to ...


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