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Buddy Miles

  • Them Changes [Mercury, 1970] C

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Them Changes [Mercury, 1970]
His work on Band of Gypsies and Devotion surpasses anything he ever did with the Electric Flag, but that's due to the artistic maturity of Hendrix and McLaughlin, not of Buddy Miles. His singing is too thin to carry two consecutive cuts, his drumming has to be exploited by subtler musicians, and the title cut is the only decent song he ever wrote. C