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2010 release, the fourth album from the Modern Soul heroine and her ace band. The record marks a bold step forward for a band who almost single-handedly stewarded today's return of Soul music to it's more traditional sound. I Learned the Hard Way was produced by Bosco Mann and recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine by Gabriel Roth in Daptone Records' House of Soul studios, the record drips with a warmth and spontaneity rarely found since the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax. Sharon's raw power, rhythmic swagger, moaning soulfulness, and melodic command set her firmly alongside Tina Turner, James Brown, Mavis Staples, and Aretha as a fixture in the canon of Soul music.
2010 release, the fourth album from the Modern Soul heroine and her ace band. The record marks a bold step forward for a band who almost single-handedly stewarded today's return of Soul music to it's more traditional sound. I Learned the Hard Way was produced by Bosco Mann and recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine by Gabriel Roth in Daptone Records' House of Soul studios, the record drips with a warmth and spontaneity rarely found since the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax. Sharon's raw power, rhythmic swagger, moaning soulfulness, and melodic command set her firmly alongside Tina Turner, James Brown, Mavis Staples, and Aretha as a fixture in the canon of Soul music.
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Format: CD
Label: DAPT
Catalog: 19
Rel. Date: 04/06/2010
UPC: 823134001923

I Learned The Hard Way
Artist: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Format: CD
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2010 release, the fourth album from the Modern Soul heroine and her ace band. The record marks a bold step forward for a band who almost single-handedly stewarded today's return of Soul music to it's more traditional sound. I Learned the Hard Way was produced by Bosco Mann and recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine by Gabriel Roth in Daptone Records' House of Soul studios, the record drips with a warmth and spontaneity rarely found since the golden days of Muscle Shoals and Stax. Sharon's raw power, rhythmic swagger, moaning soulfulness, and melodic command set her firmly alongside Tina Turner, James Brown, Mavis Staples, and Aretha as a fixture in the canon of Soul music.

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''I Learned the Hard Way'' is the fourth studio album by American soul and funk band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, released April 6, 2010 on Daptone Records. Production for the album took place at the label's House of Soul Studios during 2009 to 2010 and was handled by Daptone co-founder Gabriel Roth, credited for the album as "Bosco Mann". The album debuted at number 15 on the US ''Billboard'' 200, selling 23,000 copies in its first week. Upon its release, ''I Learned the Hard Way'' received general acclaim from most music critics. - Wikipedia

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