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After taking several years off, Noble Watts returned in 1987 with Return of the Thin Man. Instead of following through on his storming, honking '50s and '60s R&B, Watts decided to take things in a different direction, toning things down a bit and concentrating on mellow grooves. There are a couple of uptempo workouts, of course, but the songs that make a lasting impression on Return of the Thin Man are the slower, conversational pieces that are warm, relaxed and friendly. It's the sound of an aging master who has found strength in maturity and isn't afraid to celebrate that fact.

Biography

Born: 17 February 1926 in DeLand, FL

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

The 1950s R&B scene was rife with fire-breathing tenor sax honkers. Noble "Thin Man" Watts was one of the most incendiary. Watts enrolled at Florida A&M University in 1942 (his mates in the school marching band included future jazz luminaries Nat and Cannonball Adderly). The Griffin Brothers, one of Dot Records' top R&B acts (obviously, this was before the days when Randy Wood's label provided safe haven for the hopelessly pale likes of Pat Boone and Gale Storm) hired young Noble Watts...
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