This is the 2nd studio album by The Temptations for the Motown label, released in 1965. As it's name implies, it is composed entirely of songs written and produced by Smokey Robinson, and other members of The Miracles.
Cut during the blues revival period of the late 1960s. Released just a few years after the Phil Spector-produced River Deep Mountain High, The Hunter boasts several fine blues workouts in which the Stax sound figures prominently.
The classic 1967 Chess album Muddy, Brass & The Blues, adds horns and prominent organ to Muddy Waters' basic band format. Waters' earlier work had been built around his returning to sounds and influences from his past