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Baker's Dozen: UNKLE'S James Lavelle On His 13 Favourite Records
Lev Harris , April 20th, 2011 04:56

UNKLE’s James Lavelle steps up to the Baker’s Dozen plate to illuminate us on the records that have shaped him and his band’s sound.

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Terry Callier - What Color Is Love?
It’s like a jazz/ soul/ folk album. He was an amazing black singer who influenced people like Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He wrote these beautiful, epic love songs that were so rich. His voice and the record were just exquisitely beautiful. The arrangements and the lyrical content were very unusual and soundtracky. I was DJing with Giles Peterson at the time, there were a lot of psychedelic soul records around then, and bands like Rotary Connection came out of that world...


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