Arthur Lee – Vindicator – Limited Edition 180 Gram Gatefold LP

Arthur Lee – Vindicator – Limited Edition 180 Gram Gatefold LP

VINDICATOR is the debut solo album by Arthur Lee, formerly of the legendary ‘60s band LOVE. Released in 1972 by A&M, the LP features a muscular set of guitar-fueled hard rock laced with blues. The influence of Lee’s friend Jimi Hendrix is prevalent throughout the record. Included here is the superb soul spin “Everybody’s Gotta Live”.

SIDE 1:

1. SAD SONG 2:20
2. YOU CAN SAVE UP TO 50% BUT YOU’RE STILL
A LONG WAYS FROM HOME 0:17
3. LOVE JUMPED THROUGH MY WINDOW 2:57
4. FIND SOMEBODY 3:47
5. HE SAID SHE SAID 2:18
6. EVERY TIME I LOOK UP I’M DOWN OR WHITE DOG
(I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS!) 3:57

All tunes written and arranged by Arthur Lee.
Produced by Arthur Lee
Production Co-ordination by Allan McDougall

SIDE 2:

1. EVERYBODY’S GOTTA LIVE 3:31
2. YOU WANT CHANGE FOR YOUR RE-RUN 4:17
3. HE KNOWS A LOT OF GOOD WOMEN (OR SCOTTY’S SONG) 3:14
4. HAMBURGER BREATH STINKFINGER 2:44
5. OL’ MORGUE MOUTH 0:56
6. BUSTED FEET 4:54

All tunes written and arranged by Arthur Lee, except “Busted Feet” written and arranged by Arthur Lee and Charles Karp.
Produced by Arthur Lee
Production Co-ordination by Allan McDougall

Producer: Arthur Lee / Production Co-ordination by Allan McDougall /
Engineer: Tommy Vicari, assisted by Steve Mitchell

Arthur Lee: vocals, rhythm guitar throughout, piano on cut 8 / Don Poncher: drums throughout / Charles Karp: lead guitar on cuts 1 3 5 6 7 8 9 12 / David Hull: bass guitar on cuts 1 3 5 6 7 8 9 12 / Craig Tarwater: lead guitar on cuts 4 10 11 / Frank Fayad: bass guitar on cuts 4 10 11 / Clarence McDonald: organ on cut 4

Recorded at A&M Studios, Hollywood

Photography Credits: Elijah Alfred (front and back cover, some inserts) / Herbert Worthington / Jim McCrary / Jeffrey Eisen / Shepard Sherbell
Art Direction: Roland Young
Album Design Conception: Dr. Hyde alias Arthur Lee.