Eyes of Love (1979)
By The Edge of Daybreak
The Numero Group
Released in 1979, the R&B group Edge of Daybreak’s Eyes of Love was recorded in one take at the Powhatan Correctional Center in State Farm, Va. The band members were all inmates, incarcerated for armed robbery and assault, with sentences ranging from six to 60 years. Thematically, the collection is about a group of guys making the best of a tough situation.
The Edge of Daybreak Eyes of Love [pitchfork]
Hear a Gorgeous Seventies Soul Track Recorded in a Virginia Prison [rollingstone]
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