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Bobbi Humphrey

The Good Life (Expanded Edition)

CD $4.00

Release Date:

August 2014

Nº of Discs:


Catalogue Nº





1. Say The Word
2. The Good Life
3. Years From Now
4. Love when I'm In Your Arms
5. Living For The Music
6. Sweet N Low
7. Love When I'm In Your Arms (7 Inch Version)
8. Sweet N Low (7 Inch Version)

Item Description


First Time Ever on CD Release.

Includes 2 Bonus Tracks

Liner Notes by Alex Henderson

Re-Mastered using the Original Master Tapes by Sean Brennan at Battery Studio’s New York

Bobbi Humphrey's major-label swan song eradicates the final traces of jazz remaining in her music's elemental makeup. Produced by Ralph MacDonald and William Eaton, The Good Life is a 1979 straight-up R&B record.

Humphrey always embraced commercial sounds and sensibilities regardless of jazz conventions, but this music is simply too slick for comfort. Her skills as a flutist remain exceptional, which gives The Good Life the funky grooves and gossamer textures that buoyed her classic Blue Note sides.

The Good Life is quite an unashamedly commercial album for Bobbi Humphrey as she has drops the high class approach of her earlier albums and opted for making a full-on in-your-face disco album. This is a big fat disco cliché, even right down to the electronic bongos,

But my bet is you'll be so impressed that you'll make an easy move to get some of the Good Life.

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