By the time the Young Rascals had become the Rascals, down to keyboard guru Felix Cavaliere and Dino Danelli on drums for these two swansong albums in 1971-72, they'd added Sly Stone-like depth and a "one from the heart" patina of soulfulness. Equally important to Cavaliere's heartfelt vocals were the tasty stylings of guitar whiz Buzzy Feiten, augmented on both albums by a stellar cast of New York jazz luminaries: Joe Farrell on tenor sax, flute player Hubert Laws, Pepper Adams on baritone sax, keyboardist Alice Coltrane and Ron Carter on bass - all of whom helped the Rascals create an exotic pair of timeless classics.
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