GARY BYRD: ON AWARD TOUR


Gary Byrd: Soul Travelin’ (Horny Unity Edit)
From 7″ (RCA, 1973)

I’ve known about this single for years; just never bothered to track one down until recently and I’m glad I did. I always thought of it, first and foremost, as “that song with those great horns” but when I actually listened to the whole thing, I was very much tickled by its gimmick: Byrd traveling around the country to different soul cities and having the band interpolate a series of classics, including Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” the Jackson 5’s “ABC” and even […]

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