Fungai Malianga Finsbury Park Party / Things We Say Today

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    • Fungai Malianga – Finsbury Park Party
    • Fungai Malianga – Things We Say Today
    • 1. Finsbury Park Party
    • 2. Things We Say Today

    Disco-funk recorded in London in the late-70s by Fungai Malianga who’d relocated from South Africa to North London. His funk-led ode to his manor with ‘Finsbury Park Party’ sportin’ Break-beats, tape echo, horn section and a narrative on Harringay’s finest known landscape. This is backed by a disco-funk version of Lennon–McCartney’s ‘Things We Said Today’, not only the most unknown version until now, but also the grooviest!

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