Tim Maia was a Soul Man extraordinaire who actually hailed from Brazil. His voice was legendary, and though he died at the young age of 55 several years ago he is still hailed as one of Brazil’s greatest musicians. Listening to his music taught me that you can be a rock star at the lower registers.
This one and the Dennis Brown stuff is difficult for me to release. Humility has really kept some of these in check, but I always do my best, and I have been inspired (of late) to finish more things.