Brotherman was a blaxploitation film that wqas cancelled before it was shot, but after the soundtrack was recorded by fledgling vocal group from Chicagoﾒs West side. Draws deeply from Curtis Mayfieldﾒs OST work. Fine cover by Burlesque.
Modern soul & boogie-funk from `83 LP originally out on the Reynolds labe f/classic boogie track `A Dream Without You`. A truely rare LP, w/only 200 copies in the original pressing. CD f/many bonus, incl: Disco Tom Noble & TM Juke remixes.
Rare and unreleased Richmond, Virginia funk (1976-1980). There`s a particularly unpretentious & laid back pocket in their brand of unexpurgated Southern fried funk. F/alternate versions of `Dancing & Singing`, `Super Sensuous Woman`, & `Get Up Everybody`
The A Side is a modern soul number with a tight mid tempo groove and a beautiful understated organ making the whole track melt with the vocals. The B Side is a lose but uptempo funk jam with a disco rhythm guitar and a bassline that sticks to the groove like your feet will stick to the dancefloor.
Each city`s funk has a very distinctive feel; York is no different. From the jazzy funk of the Pazant brothers, to the hard soul on the cusp of funk by the Ghetto Records posse, this captures the brilliant (if crazy) sounds of the Big Apple.