Delaney & Bonnie - Accept No Substitute (LP) - VG+/VG+

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Actual image of the vinyl record album artwork of Delaney & Bonnie's Accept No Substitute LP - taken in our Melbourne record store
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Artist: Delaney & Bonnie
Album: Accept No Substitute
Released: Australia


A1Get Oursleves Together2:33
Written-By - Bramlett, Radle, Bramlett
Written-By - Bramlett, Bramlett, Gilmore, Allison
Written-By - Crutcher, Bramlett, Bramlett, Banks
A4When The Battle Is Over3:36
Written-By - Hill, Rebenneck
A5Dirty Old Man2:32
Written-By - Bramlett, Davis
B1Love Me A Little Longer3:00
Written-By - Bramlett, Bramlett
B2I Can't Take It Much Longer3:08
Written-By - Bramlett, Cooper
B3Do Right Woman5:20
Written-By - Moman, Penn
B4Soldiers Of The Cross3:10
B5Gift Of Love2:55
Written-By - D. Bramlett, M. Davis

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Catalogue #:
EKS 74039
LP Vinyl Record
Rock, Funk, Soul, Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Soul


"Accept No Substitute," released in 1969, is a landmark album by the husband-and-wife duo Delaney & Bonnie. A joyful blend of soul, blues, rock, and country, the album captures the infectious energy and musical creativity that made Delaney & Bonnie a beloved act of their time.

The album opens with "Get Ourselves Together," a lively track that sets the stage for what's to come. Delaney & Bonnie's chemistry is palpable, and their voices intertwine in a harmonious dance that feels both natural and exhilarating.

"The Ghetto" showcases the duo's ability to tackle deeper social themes with empathy and grace. The soulful arrangement and heartfelt vocals give the song a timeless quality that resonates with listeners across generations.

"Lonesome and a Long Way from Home" is a standout track, blending bluesy guitar riffs with gospel-inflected vocals. It's a song that encapsulates the emotional core of the album, touching on themes of longing, hope, and redemption.

Throughout "Accept No Substitute," Delaney & Bonnie's love for various musical traditions shines through. Whether it's the country charm of "Miss Ann" or the R&B groove of "When the Battle Is Over," the album is a celebration of American music in all its richness and diversity.

The musicianship on the album is top-notch. Delaney's guitar work is tasteful and expressive, providing the perfect complement to Bonnie's soulful voice. The supporting cast of musicians, including a tight rhythm section and vibrant horn arrangements, adds depth and texture to the songs.

One of the joys of "Accept No Substitute" is its authenticity. Delaney & Bonnie perform with an earnestness and joy that's infectious. Their passion for the music and each other shines through every note, creating a listening experience that's both intimate and expansive.

The production, helmed by Leon Russell, is clean and uncluttered, allowing the songs to breathe and the performances to take center stage. It's a sonic presentation that feels both vintage and fresh, capturing the live energy of Delaney & Bonnie's performances.

In conclusion, "Accept No Substitute" is a musical gem that deserves a place in the collection of any fan of American roots music. Delaney & Bonnie's ability to blend genres and create a sound that's both unique and familiar makes this album a rewarding listen. From the soulful ballads to the foot-stomping rockers, "Accept No Substitute" offers a musical journey that's filled with heart, soul, and joy. It's an album that not only entertains but uplifts, reminding listeners of the power of music to connect, inspire, and heal. Whether you're discovering Delaney & Bonnie for the first time or revisiting this classic album, "Accept No Substitute" stands as a testament to the timeless magic of great music.

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