Super soul that will make your hair grow! That`s right, this super hard to find LP is available once again. Huge hip hop sample that`s so well sought after. Good luck in locating an original press! For fans of great soul/funk material.
Funk jazz & soul collide w/early example of rap on this super rare 1976 album illegally released in Japan. Made up of two long tracks combining Afrocentric spiritual soul jazz poetry amazing solos & tasty bass lines.
Just in time for the US presedential elections 2004, Sharon Jones and band drop a slice of topical soul with an anti-war theme. B-side is a brilliant soul rendering of Woody Guthrie`s Americana folk classic.
If You`re Looking For Love B/W `Now I Can Hold My Head Up High`. Funky kid soul from Tampa, backed by a hard funk ensemble. Originally released on the Gimp label. A is from the `Kid Soul` album, the B-side is non-LP.
Critically acclaimed 9 piece led by Root Jackson from 1974 to 1978. a mixture of hard driving funk & soul incl the trk `Talking About Love` which has made this an underground in-demand �80 rated album for the past 15 yrs.
By 1967, East St. Louis, Il had become St Louis, MO`s evil twin. Both cities spawned heroes, & Allen Merry, a legend for his work w/Ray Charles & Ike Turner, was one. He formed the Young Disciples to keep the kids off the streets.
Spotlights the work he produced &/or released on Prann, Teena, Sonja, Sony & Innis during his early years in Los Angeles (1962-65). F/Ike Turner & Dee Dee Johnson, Robbie Montgomery, Ike & Tina Turner, Fontella Bass, George Jackson & others.
A classic boogie groover from the early 80s from Karvin Johnson`s band after Halo. Teghr, upbeat rhythms & well-crafted grooves w/wonderfully soulful charm served up by two male vocalists. Very together without sounding slick.