Baby Huey had a very limited output but had some really incredible songs. This song was written by Curtis Mayfield and deals with a few topics, including social phobia, shame, paranoia and self-regulation (or lack thereof). Baby Huey was a huge man and I get the impression his heart matched his size. He died of a drug-related heart attack before his only album “The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend" was released. I posted his unique 10-minute version of Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” in an earlier post. Photo credit to Garage Hangover, who wrote a brilliant bio, complete with really rare photos and news clippings.
First person to tell me (without google!) who sampled this gets a follow and the grand pleasure of impressing me. haha. ????
Baby Huey - A Change Is Going To Come
Baby Huey’s version of Sam Cooke’s greatest song. The tempo is gut-wrenching, a desperate crawl and the arrangement heavier than lead and dirtier than your old 501’s. -Ricky