Terry Reid River
This section needs additional citations for verification. Dean Terry Reid. Both versions were not released until years later. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open share drawer. In Terry Reid River projects Wikimedia Commons. His public profile was enhanced in when The Jaywalkers were named as a support act for The Rolling Stones for their concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
Light years from a mere slap-dash rarities compilation, The Other Side of the River takes some of a seminal rock musician's most interesting sketchworks and reimagines them as his magnum opus. Skip to content Search query All Results. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open share drawer. The final two cuts, "Dream" and "Milestones," back Reid 's vocals only with acoustic guitar, and have a romantic melancholy that likewise makes them highlights of this highly personal but uneven record.
Before this, Reid had toured extensively in major venues in the US including two tours with the Rolling Stones and another with Cream.
He has also played at the wedding of Mick Jagger to Bianca in St. Tropez Unable to record or release his music, Reid concentrated on live work, mostly in the US whilst awaiting the outcome of litigation with Most, making only sporadic UK performances during that period.
However, Lee Miles remained and was Reid's trusty sidekick for many years to come. Other musicians on the album, titled River , included Conrad Isodore on drums and Willie Bobo on percussion.
Produced by Reid, engineered by Tom Dowd, and mixed by Eddie Offord this third album was released in and received favourable reviews, but failed commercially. The remainder of the material from those extensive sessions was released in as The Other Side of The River. Over the next decade, Reid switched to different labels in search of a winning formula. This began a run of regular visits by Reid, who has toured the UK every year since. For appearances at festivals and his London shows, Reid uses a full band and venues have included The Jazz Cafe , The Borderline, The Club, Dingwalls , The Half Moon and notably an invite to return to Ronnie Scott's in for a week long residency as part of their 50th anniversary one of only 6 non-jazz acts to do so.
This became Reid's favourite venue and he had residencies there for several years after. In , his album Live in London , featured an entire set from one of these gigs at Ronnies, and was released with no remixes or overdubs. Also during this period, EMI produced the Superlungs box set of his first two albums and all his sessions for them recorded between and Reid is popular with newer artists as a collaborator; the pairing of Shine a French trip-hop act and Reid led to him spending a week in Paris to record several tracks as guest vocalist.
They played a one-off at the Pigalle Club in London on 26 August
Reid was in San Francisco lending his voice to the track "Listen" by DJ Shadow as one of a few bonus tracks added to his best of album.
Reid is acknowledged by Robert Plant as the outstanding voice of his generation and an influence on Led Zeppelin's early material and is credited by Jimmy Page for connecting him to Robert Plant.
Cheap Trick recorded Reid's "Speak Now" for their album debut album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article about a living person needs additional citations for verification.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Due to his uncanny ability to channel raw emotion through his bombastic voice, Reid picked up the nickname Superlungs at the beginning of his career, turned down the opportunity to front Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple , and set out for a uncompromising solo career. In , at the age of 24, he released River , a near-flawless album of roots, blues, rock 'n' roll, folk and jazz that quickly became a collector's item as it revolved in and out of print for years.
The Other Side of the River is a new collection of 11 tracks from River 's session, six of which are previously unheard, and the stunning part is, had they been released with the original LP, it would probably be even more coveted than it is today.
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|Jun 09, · Title track “River” is probably the closest to its original, Reid's jazzy phrasings mimicking the languid semi-tones of Nina Simone, skipping atop / Reid is popular with newer artists as a collaborator; the pairing of Shine (a French trip-hop act) and Reid led to him spending a week in Paris to record several tracks as guest vocalist. They played a one-off at the Pigalle Club in London on 26 August Shine featuring Terry Reid was released as an EP in November Reid was in San. Aug 26, · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the PR pressing Vinyl release of River on Discogs/5(83).