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Jesse Davis

  • Jesse Davis [Atco, 1971] C-

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Jesse Davis [Atco, 1971]
Perfunctory funk from Taj Mahal's lead guitarist, not to be confused with the downhome executive, whose first name was Jefferson. Jesse's songs are forgettable, his cover versions flat, and despite an embarrassment of studio help (Eric, Leon, Merry, Gram, etc.) the studio is where this should have stayed. C-