On the Corner

Miles Davis - On the Corner
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1972 Ratings: #16
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October 11, 1972 / Release Date
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Columbia / Label
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melt your mind. Black Satin is so great.
Such an underappreciated album when discussing Miles Davis, everyone always runs to Kind of Blue, Birth of the Cool and so on. Let me just say i am not in any way discounting those albums at all, because i personally love them, but this album right here On the Corner, to me is like the culmination of many of the things Miles accomplished in his incredible career. It has a profusely strong Jazz-Fusion element to it, but it also has many callbacks to his earlier stuff as well. The second track on ... read more
What happens when you mix the music of soul legend James Brown and experimental composer Karlheinz Stockhausen together? Jazz-funk so avant-garde it should be called 'Future Funk'.
Much more experimental and funky compared to the more classic works from Davis, but there are times where it seems like the instrumentation has no arrangement at all, and this is an hour-long jam session and not a studio album.
8. Thinkin' One Thing and Doin' Another
7. New York Girl
6. Mr. Freedom X
5. On the Corner
4. One and One
3. Black Satin
2. Vote for Miles
1. Helen Butte
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Track List

  1. On the Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing and Doin' Another; Vote for Miles
  2. Black Satin
  3. One and One
  4. Helen Butte; Mr. Freedom X
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Added on: March 15, 2013