The Bobby Hamilton Quintet Unlimited – Dream Queen

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Now-Again Records’ officially-sanctioned Record Store Day 2022 Release. Reissue of the sought-after deep/spiritual jazz album – the first time it’s been pressed from the master tapes. All analog lacquer by Bernie Grundman.


A1 Roll Your Own 5:57
A2 Dream Queen

B1 Priscilla 3:27
B2 Pearl (Among The Swine) 5:51
B3 In The Mouth Of The Beast 10:08

Bobby Hamilton: Fender Rhodes, Percussion, Vocals; Pete Manning: Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass Percussion; Duane Walker: Congas, Percussion, Vocals; Drums, Vocals: Jason Jeffers; Mike Gipson (Brother Fundi): Electronics, Percussion, Musser Electric Vibraphone; Mike Spengler: Flugelhorn, Percussion, Trumpet; Abram Brown: Percussion, Tenor Saxophone.

Recorded at Dell Studios, Utica, N.Y., by Gene Rice in March, 1972. Originally issued on Alafia Enterprises ALP-372 in late 1972.

Original session produced, and all music written and arranged, by Bobby Hamilton. Produced for reissue by Eothen Alapatt.

Master tape resequencing, and all-analog lacquering from the original master tape, by Bernie Grundman. Master tape remediation and transfer by Dan Johnson. Liner notes by Torii MacAdams.

Original cover design by Susan Blake with a photo by Richard Lent. Reissue art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, Digital. 2022. NA 5228.