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"So Very Hard To Go" ~ Tower of Power-1

June 18, 2021 Sid Holmes
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On the heels of their first hit record, "You're Still a Young Man," Tower of Power bandleader Emilio Castillo recounts the story of how the band's second hit record was written, recorded and released.
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Emilio on the heels of the success of "You're Still A Young Man"
"So Very Hard To Go": the older woman inspiration
Meeting vocalist Lenny Williams
Writing "So Very Hard To Go"
The Rick Stevens problem...
Arranging "So Very Hard To Go"
Another hit record for ToP
Emilio's thoughts on being a bandleader and life
Emilio's favorite song to play and ToP's latest release