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.
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.
To D-Town what Marvin Gaye was to Motown, a singer whose voice was rooted in gospel that rocked alongside soulful, funky dance grooves. F/`Sock Some Love Power To Me!`, `I Want You To Have Everything`, `You`re the Cream of the Crop`, `Love For A L
Chronicles the musical lives of Detroitﾒs downriver neighbor Ecorseﾒs citizensas issued on the Solid Rock, Compose, & Revival labels from 1967-1981. Includes amazing DVD `record vault` of over 200 tracks from his archives + 30 min featurette.
More rare & unreleased Richmond, Virginia funk (1976-1980). Unpretentious, laid back, & very funky f/2 previously unreleased tracks, `Funky Graveyard` + extremely funky & raw take of the Doobie Brothers`, `Long Train Runnin`.