Traffic:The Last Great Traffic Jam 1994 CD/DVD Deluxe Edition 2005 -Winwood & Capaldi "Far From Home Tour" Dolby Digital 5.1

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This CD/DVD chronicles the band's first U.S. tour in two decades reuniting Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi, supporting their 1994 reunion album Far from Home. The Last Traffic Jam features powerful live performances of 10 of the groups classics including-Glad-Dear Mr Fantasy-40,000 Headman-John Barleycorn-Gimme Some Lovin-Low Spark .
"Eclectic" is a description that's been overused to the point of cliché, but it certainly applies to Traffic, whose 1994 U.S. Tour is documented in The Last Great Traffic Jam. Here was a band, formed in the late '60s, who played psychedelic rock, melodic pop, and traditional folk, with occasional dashes of jazz and world music added to the mix, fronted by Steve Winwood, a preternaturally gifted musician whose inspired soul and R&B vocals earned him comparisons with Ray Charles. 
Co-founder Chris Wood died in 1983, but in his absence, Winwood and fellow original member Jim Capaldi (drums, vocals) put together a fine touring band, with Randall Bramblett (woodwinds, keyboards) a capable replacement for Wood and Rosko Gee (bass), Walfredo Reyes Jr. (drums, percussion), and Jim McEvoy (keyboards, guitar) filling out the lineup. Traffic lovers enjoy the band's inspired versions of other classics, especially "40,000 Headmen," "John Barleycorn," "Glad," "The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys," and "Gimme Some Lovin'" (Winwood's hit with the Spencer Davis Group), reveal just how good this band was.


    Great Traffic Jam
    Rock, Music Video & Concerts
    Rock, Musicvideo - Music Video (Concert / Performance)
    20 September 2005
    Not Rated
    G: DVD

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    20 September 2005
    SONY ( SYQK )
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    Discs:1 ~ Format:Ntsc ~ Region:0 ~ Country:Usa
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