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WELCOME TO THE CANTEEN

Traffic

 

Eclectic Prog

3.41 | 60 ratings

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Sean Trane
Special Collaborator
Prog Folk
3 stars (fifth in a serie of ten)

Although never really named as such , this is a real traffic album (only Mason and his annoying hesitations stopped the band to call it Traffic - but a few tracks on side 1 are his)and I consider it the first of their second phase (prog) because of their line-up with the superb conga player Kwaaku Reebop and Mason back in the fold again.

But real die-hard and integrist progheads will find little to please them in this one because they are re-doing their older numbers on the first side and only a superb rendition of 40000 Headmen is worthy of them. Side 2 holds a good and worthy rendition of Mr Fantasy plus the old fun-filled Spencer Davis track Gimme .

Although still very much recommended among the fans of Traffic , this is less so for the real proghead, but much worth a spin in your stereo.

Sean Trane | 3/5 |

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