Ramp Come Into Knowledge (1977)

    • Ramp – The American Promise
    • Ramp – I Just Love You
    • Ramp – Give It
    • Ramp – Everybody Loves The Sunshine
    • Ramp – Come into Knowledge
    • Ramp – Try, Try, Try
    • Ramp – Daylight
    • Ramp – Look into the Sky
    • 1. The American Promise
    • 2. I Just Love You
    • 3. Give It
    • 4. Everybody Loves The Sunshine
    • 5. Come into Knowledge
    • 6. Try, Try, Try
    • 7. Daylight
    • 8. Look into the Sky
    • 9. Deep Velvet

    Rare Groove Holy Grail!

    Produced by Roy Ayers with cult version of "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" plus rare-groove fave "Daylight"!!

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