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ELI talks to Blues & Soul

May 27, 2010

Check out this great new interview with Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed talking to our friends at Blues & Soul.

As ever, scribe Pete Lewis gets the most from the artists he interviews!

Here’s a choice excerpt:

“…when I was making ‘Come And Get It!’ I was listening to a lot of the late-Sixties/early-Seventies soul music from Chicago, like Tyrone Davis and Mel & Tim”, begins a knowledgeable Eli from his New York home: “So, while recording I was particularly going for the way that they were able to orchestrate those records back then and kind of balance out the really dirty, funky elements of the rhythm section – and sometimes the vocal – with the beautiful string sections, the horns and backing vocal harmonies. Which I always thought was really, really interesting.”

Read the interview in full here:

http://www.bluesandsoul.com/feature/542/eli_paperboy_read_read_all_about_it/

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