VARIOUS ARTISTS - Southern Funkin': Louisiana Funk And Soul 1967-1979

Various Artists


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Date of release: Jun 27 2005

BGP returns with a foray into the unique and funky sounds that emanated from Louisiana from the late 60s through to the early 70s. The State has it's own original take on black music influenced by New Orleans and tinged with the flavor of the area's Creole culture, which for a large part is separate and self-sufficient from the mainstream of American life; this makes many of these not only highly desirable, but impossible to find. As ever with a BGP compilation we have unearthed some stone rarities and dance floor winners. The super-rare 'One Day' by Tabby Thomas, that sells for nearly a $1000 on the infrequent occasions when it comes up for sale, is one of funk's holy grails, and the low-down and dirty 'I Got a Groove' by JJ Caillier also rarely surfaces. Katie Webster's 'Hell Or High Water' is a fine example of "Sister Funk" that would rock any dance floor.

1.Wish You Were Here
2.I Got A Groove
3.Black Water Gold
4.One Day
5.Soul Time
6.Soul Brother's Testify Pt.1
7.Bury The Hatchet
8.Crazy Girl Pt.1
10.Miss Hard To Get
11.Fix It
12.I'm Gonna Put My Foot Down
13.No Sad Times
15.Be A Man
16.Hell Or High Water
17.Everybody's Doin' It
18.Proud Man
19.Soul Power
20.Put It On
21.Soul Feeling Pt.1
22.Soul Feeling Pt.2

Vinyl release of Various Artists - Southern Funkin': Louisiana Funk And Soul 1967-1979. Released through ACE and available on 2LP.



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VARIOUS ARTISTS - Southern Funkin': Louisiana Funk And Soul 1967-1979 (2LP)
Cat No: BGP2168
Barcode: 0029667516815
Packaging: 2LP
SKU 4519474
Barcode # 0029667516815
Artist Various Artists
Shipping weight 0.7600kg
Format 2LP

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