Tag Archives: Jon Lucien


JON LUCIEN-PREMONITION. Recently I wrote a review of Jon Lucien’s first album for Columbia, Song For My Lady. This was the first of two albums he recorded for Columbia after leaving RCA, for whom he recorded three album. These three albums I Am Now in 1970, Rashida in 1973 and Mind’s Eye in 1974, were …

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JON LUCIEN-MIND’S EYE. When Jon Lucien released his debut album Mind’s Eye in 1970, his smooth baritone voice immediately drew comparisons with two legendary singers, Nat King Cole and Lou Rawls. Jon was best known for two songs, a cover of Dindi, written by Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim and Rashida, the title track to …

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BLOCK 16-MORNING SUN. In this article I am going to write about an album that came out ten years ago, on a small record label that, back then, was releasing many great albums and twelve inch singles. Quickly, Nuphonic Records established a reputation for releasing some great music. Between 1994 and 2002, they released albums …

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JON LUCIEN-RASHIDA. Today I thought I would write about an artist who many people will not be aware of, despite the artist receiving two Grammy nominations for the album this article is about. The artist is Jon Lucien, and the album is Rashida, his second album, released on RCA Records in 1973.  Jon Lucien was …

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