The 24 Carat Black Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth

Stax
  • 1. Synopsis One: In The Ghetto/God Save The World
  • 2. Poverty's Paradise
  • 3. Brown-Baggin'
  • 4. Synopsis Two: Mother's Day
  • 5. Mother's Day
  • 6. Foodstamps
  • 7. Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth
  • 8. 24-Carat Black (Theme)

HEAVY, HEAVY, HEAVY break-heavy deep, deep funk - check out the incredible vocal cut Ghetto Misfortunes Wealth and the moody left-field instrumental cut 24-Carat Black theme. 100% essential rare album!

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