1967 Lou Rawls – Too Much!

Too Much! was Lou Rawls eleventh album, released in 1967.

Louis Allen Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor, and record producer. He is best known for his singing ability; Frank Sinatra once said that Rawls had “the classiest singing and silkiest chops in the singing game”. Rawls released more than 60 albums, sold more than 40 million records, and had numerous charting singles, most notably his song “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”. He worked as a film, television, and voice actor. He was also a three-time Grammy-winner, all for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

Tracks

1Yes, It Hurts (Doesn’t It?) (Ben Raleigh, HB  Barnum)2:08
2It’s an Uphill Climb To the Bottom (William Fangette Enzel)2:55
3I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon)3:29
4You’re Takin’ My Bag (John D Loudermilk)3:12
5Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye (John D Loudermilk)2:32
6Dead End Street (Monologue) (Lou Rawls)1:37
7Dead End Street (Ben Raleigh, David Axelrod)2:22
8Twelfth of Never (Jerry Livingston, Paul Francis Webster)3:46
9Righteous Woman (Monologue) (Lou Rawls)2:09
10I Wanna Little Girl (Billy Moll, Murray Mencher)2:14
11Why (Do I Love You So) (JW Alexander)2:45
12I’ll Take Time (John Anderson )2:05
13You’re Always On My Mind (JW Alexander)2:52

Musicians

BassJimmy Bond
DrumsEarl Palmer
GuitarBarney Kessel
PianoGerald Wiggins
SaxJim Horn
SaxTeddy Edwards
TrumpetFreddie Hill
TrumpetTony Terran
VocalsLou Rawls

Liner Notes

Producer – David Axelrod
Arranged By – HB Barnum
Engineer – Joe Polito