Why is it that so many excellent artists have to be discovered by music lovers instead of being presented to them? I came across Lou Courtney — you guessed it — via a music blog first. His album I’m In Need Of Love (originally released 1974) has been re-released in 2006 by the Soul Brothers label, and it is a stunner, so to speak. The music reflects mood and flavor of the 70’s as I’ve rarely seen it. And — it is not one of these albums with two exquisite tracks that redeem the mediocre rest — each and everyone of the songs is liable to become a favorite of yours.
Lou used to sing with the Fifth Dimension between 1978 and 1979.
And here is a track by Lou from his earlier recordings (to help you forget about the heartaches)