'Rich Man' is a culmination of his journeys, both physically and spiritually, and all his traveling has served him well. The best part of this album is the amazing textures and sonic backdrops that Bramhall has sculpted.
Throughout his life and career Elvis has influenced and inspired musicians of all genres, and he continues to do so almost 39 years after his death. He proved time and again that he can sing any style of music and make it his own.
It was well recorded, and mixed with incredible finesse, including layering Gaye's vocals, rendering them deep, and alluring. The impact that this album had on music going forward, especially soul, was immense.