Mr. Shing-A-Ling, has long been considered the best of Lou Donaldson's funk/soul albums from the late-60s, &
includes a who's who of great soul jazz players including Blue Mitchell, Jimmy ''Fats'' Ponder & Leo Smith.
Donaldson's funky version of ''Ode to Billie Joe'' is the most sampled track in Blue Note history. Blue Note Records'
Tone Poet Audiophile Vinyl Reissue Series is produced by Joe Harley and features all-analog, mastered-from-theoriginal-master-tape 180g audiophile vinyl reissues.