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ISAAC HAYES Black Moses LP Vinyl 2018

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Cat no. 7202921


LP 1

  1. Never Can Say Goodbye
  2. (They Long To Be) Close To You
  3. Nothing Takes The Place Of You
  4. Man’s Temptation
  5. Never Gonna Give You Up
  6. Medley: Ike’s Rap II / Help Me Love
  7. Need To Belong To Someone
  8. Good Love 6-9-9-6-9

LP 2

  1. Medley: Ike’s Rap III / Your Love Is So Doggone Good
  2. For The Good Times
  3. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
  4. Part-Time Love
  5. Medley: Ike’s Rap IV / A Brand New Me
  6. Going In Circles

The crucial, ambitiously artistic follow-up to Hayes’ Shaft, Black Moses reached #1 on the Billboard Soul/R&B chart in 1972 and remains relevant today as the result of prominent samples by the likes of Portishead (“Glory Box”) and Alesia Cara (“Here”) who both used elements from “Ike’s Rap II” as the basis of their compositions. Boasting an ambitious package, complete with two 180-gram vinyl LPs, deluxe fold-out packaging, and a replica of the original multi-panel four-foot cruciform image of Hayes as Black Moses, this reissue from Craft Recordings showcases newly remastered audio cut at Elysian Masters under the supervision of Dave Cooley and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Memphis Record Pressing.