It's Just a Matter of Time - Bobby Patterson - Musik - REAL GONE MUSIC - 0848064009795 - February 7, 2020

It's Just a Matter of Time

Bobby Patterson

It's Just a Matter of Time

If this 1972 record for the Paula label was the sum total of Dallas, Texas soul man Bobby Patterson's career output, then he'd still be reckoned a cult figure among R&B fans. In fact, it's so good that the fact that he went on to cut five other albums and produce artists ranging from Fontella Bass to Chuck Jackson to Little Johnny Taylor almost seems besides the point. This is a stone soul masterpiece, full of grit and groove, with a breathtaking stylistic breadth stretching from funky soul ("If You Took a Survey"; "How Do You Spell Love") to romantic soul balladery ("I Get My Groove from You") to James Brown-style workouts ("Make Sure You Can Handle It") to socially-conscious, wah wah-drenched commentary ("The Whole Funky World Is a Ghetto") and all points in between. But what really makes this record mind-blowing is that Patterson wrote all but one song (the one he didn't write, "Right On Jody," is an answer song to Johnnie Taylor's big hit "Jody's Got Your Girl and Gone"). For its first-ever LP reissue, we've pressed up 700 copies in transparent purple vinyl and re-created the original album art complete with lyric sheet. Every soul searcher needs this one!



Media Music     LP   (LP VINYL)
Edition Limited edition
Released February 7, 2020
EAN/UPC 0848064009795
Cat. no. RGM0979
Genre Soul / R&B     Soul     Funk
Dimensions 314 314 3 mm
Weight (estimated) 300 g