Fame Recordings [Import]
(United Kingdom - Import)
UK collection from the acclaimed songwriter. Tremendously prolific as a writer, the Fame era also witnessed the emergence of Dan Penn the artist, where unfettered after-hours access to the studio afforded the opportunity to experiment, and in the process create his captivating and soulful recording persona." the track listing includes Dan's original interpretations of future soul classics such as 'Rainbow Road', 'You Left the Water Running' and 'It Tears Me Up', as well as some lesser-known and rarely-covered items: 'Come Into My Heart', 'Strangest Feeling' and 'The Thin Line'. The package comes with an in-depth sleeve note based upon fresh interviews with Penn, and associates including Hall, Greene and Oldham, that deal specifically with the Fame era. Overall, "The Fame Recordings" offers a fascinating peek at the emergence of a popular music great.