Cannonball Adderley. Presents Soul Zodiac

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This is a 1972 two album set released on Capitol Records #SVBB-11025.
This album is excellent, it is different and it is captivating.

Astrology, the study of the signs of the Zodiac. How does on rationalize any development with astrological significance? Rick Holmes, the creator of the narrative indigenous to the artistic creativeness formed in this recording, is a person whose day-to-=day behavioral continuity is controlled by his on concepts of the influence of the activities of astrological movement. Mr. Holmes, well-known in the greater Los Angeles area, is a radio personality who is recognized by various people who have the privilege of being exposed to "Rick's Family Affair" aired nightly on radio station KBCA-FM.Devoted listeners to Rick's program area well aware of his expertise with regards to astrology. This recording marks the first effort to broaden any interested audience or to enhance the awareness of people to whom the soulful exhortations of Rick have never been available.

On this album is: Introduction; Aries; Libra; Capricorn; Aquarius; Pisces; Sagittarius; Gemini; Leo; Virgo; Scorpio; Cancer; Taurus

The album is in VG condition the cover shows some shelf wear.

Soul Zodiac is the first collaborative studio album by the Nat Adderley Sextet and Rick Holmes, presented by Julian "Cannonball" Adderley. It was released in 1972 through Capitol Records. Recording sessions took place at Independent Recording Studios in Studio City, Los Angeles, California.  Production was handled by David Axelrod and Cannonball Adderley. The album features narration from Rick Holmes on all tracks and contributions from the sextet:  Nat Adderley on cornet, George Duke on Fender Rhodes electric piano, Walter Booker on string bass and guitar, Roy McCurdy on drums, Mike Deasy on guitar, and Ernie Watts on flute and tambourine, with guest appearance by Cannonball Adderley on two songs.

The album peaked at number 75 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and at number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States.

Because of the prominent production credit on the cover, the album is often mistakenly credited to Cannonball Adderley. Also, Soul Zodiac is not to be confused with Cannonball Adderley's Love, Sex, and the Zodiac.