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27.05.2008 г.

Bobby Williams - 1974 - Funky Super Fly


One of THE all-time indie funk classics of the 70s, the standout LP by Bobby Williams, an obscure James Brown-styled vocalist with a really great sound! The style here cops plenty from JB at his funkiest, but that's A-OK with me, because Bobby gets that sound so completely right, and the raw production of the album make the record sound a good deal grittier than most of The Godfather's more mainstream records from the time. There's a hard-jamming quality to most of the numbers, with lots of tight horns, fast-romping rhythms, and calls from Bobby out to the band, who are more than happy to respond to his groove!

4 коментара:

Djalma каза...

Great one, thanks bro! Greetings from Serbia and peace...




Djalma

jajaonan каза...

This is a superb album and blog. Thanks for being there!

I have just created a blog also - it is a forum for discussion on Fave albums - at the moment i am doing just funk. Come along
http://jajaonan.blogspot.com/


cheers

jaja

Анонимен каза...

many thanks for this ultra funky album!!!

Анонимен каза...

thanks man.. this one is again a super collect-able item!!!!!!!!!