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Melvin Sparks - Texas Twister


1I Want To Talk About You
Drums – Jesse Kilpatrick Jr.Organ – Sonny PhillipsWritten-By – Billy Eckstine
2Texas Twister
Written-By – Melvin Sparks
3Gathering Together
Written-By – Bobby Graham
4Judy's Groove
Written-By – Melvin Sparks
5Whip! Whop!
Written-By – Melvin Sparks
6Star In The Crescent
Written-By – Melvin Sparks
7Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)
Flugelhorn – Cecil Bridgewater, Jon FaddisWritten-By – Brian Potter, Denise Lambert


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
EB 9006Melvin Sparks Texas Twister ‎(LP, Album)Eastbound RecordsEB 9006US1973
EB 9006Melvin Sparks Texas Twister ‎(LP, Album, Promo)Eastbound RecordsEB 9006US1973
PCD-17752Melvin Sparks Texas Twister ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap)P-Vine RecordsPCD-17752Japan2016


  • Baritone SaxophoneEdward Xiques (tracks: A1, A3, B2)
  • CongasBuddy Caldwell (tracks: A1 to B2, B4)
  • CoordinatorMia Krinsky
  • DrumsIdris Muhammad (tracks: A1 to B2, B4)
  • Electric BassWilbur Bascomb (tracks: A1, A3, B2)
  • Electric PianoSonny Phillips (tracks: A1, A3, B2)
  • EngineerMalcolm Addey
  • GuitarRon Miller (tracks: A1, B2)
  • Guitar, Arranged By, ConductorMelvin Sparks
  • OrganCeasar Frazier (tracks: A2, B1, B4)
  • Photography, Art DirectionNeil Terk
  • ProducerBob Porter
  • Supervised ByBob Scerbo
  • Tenor SaxophoneRon Bridgewater (tracks: A1 to B2, B4)
  • TrumpetCecil Bridgewater (tracks: A1, A3, B2), Jon Faddis (tracks: A1, A3, B2)


℗ 1973 Westbound Records
This reissue © 2018 Tidal Waves Music

Released exclusively for Record Store Day 2018.
Limited to 1500 units worldwide.
Comes with obi strip.


  • Barcode: 092624999730


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Westbound Records
  • Copyright (c) – Tidal Waves Music
  • Licensed From – Ace Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Light In The Attic



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Melvin Sparks - Texas Twister
Performer: Melvin Sparks
Genre: Jazz / Soul
Title: Texas Twister
Country: US
Released: 21 Apr 2018
Style: Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Latin Jazz
MP3 album: 1676 mb
FLAC album: 2309 mb
Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, Reissue
№ Cat: TWM17
Label: Tidal Waves Music

Superb music and a very fine pressing. Excellent. Limited edition but it's unclear to how many, rather pricey on the day but generally worth it.
Haven't heard the original pressing, but I can say that this one sounds awesome