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John McLaughlin: Where Fortune Smiles

Read "Where Fortune Smiles" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Where Fortune Smiles although customarily attributed to John McLaughlin is as much John Surman's record as it was the Mahavishnu's. But it's probably more accurate to describe it as a collective recording since all five musicians were equally matched players of international standing. The cover art actually depicts all five musicians' names and the title of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

John McLaughlin: Where Fortune Smiles

Read "Where Fortune Smiles" reviewed by Walter Kolosky

The truth be told, Where Fortune Smiles was not originally released under the leadership of John McLaughlin. Its reissue on CD with McLaughlin as leader seems to exist for marketing purposes only. The reissue notes indicate a 1971 recording date, but my memories of its original release on PYE Records suggest that it was recorded a ...