Delaney and Bonnie
hit their pop-soul prime on this, their first Atlantic Records album. Buoyed by their acclaim from their first Elektra album, as well as their association with Eric Clapton
, the group switched record labels and recorded this, probably their most definitive album. Backed by an awesome cast of musicians which included Jim Gordon
(drums), Kenny Gradney
(bass -- later of Little Feat
), and many others, this record shows why anyone connected with the band became a tambourine-shaking convert to soul-based rhythm & blues rock. Some great vocal performances by Bonnie Bramlett
, especially the low-down "The Love of My Man," show why she was put in the same league as Janis Joplin
. One of the more definitive albums of the period.