Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Brothers Johnson – Strawberry Letter 23

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345 – Brothers Johnson – Strawberry Letter 23 (1977)
Written by Shuggie Otis
Produced by Quincy Jones
Label – A&M

The lingering moments of 70s psychedelic soul/funk would be bookmarked by this breath taking ode to a strawberry scented love letter affair. The sweet drifting harmonies, the tender arrangement and Lee Ritenour’s bang on reverb and heavily phased guitar solo make for an outstanding single.

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