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Terry Adams, Rhythm Spell

Terry Adams, the founder and driving force behind the critically acclaimed, artistically uncompromising NRBQ, releases his most rocking album ever. Terry Adams has been called everything from "the untamed genius of the keyboards" (Listen To This!, published by Hyperion) to "the cultural adviser to the planet" by none other than the legendary cosmic jazz explorer Sun Ra. rhythm spell contains 14 new songs, all written and sung by Adams. Hear the undisputed high priest of the clavinet in action, and listen to his rocking jazz piano that has dazzled audiences around the world. Track highlights include: the hypnotic title track "Rhythm Spell;" "Nature's Gonna Pay You Back" ("she'll have no compassion, you'll be out of fashion, to thine own self be blue"); and "A Girl Who Loves The Stooges," Adams's lament about the ongoing search to find true love. Other featured musicians include multi-instrumentalist T-Bone Wolk and NRBQ bandmate, drummer Tom Ardolino. From the opening greeting "Howard Hughes" (Larry Fine, Thank You) to the closing "Outta Here," rhythm spell is imbued with Terry Adams's indomitable musical joy.

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