California Funk Funk45s From The Golden State : A Selection Of 21 Ultra Rare Cuts

Jazzman
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  • 1. water color – all blunted into one
  • 2. arthur monday – what goes around comes around
  • 3. leon gardner – farm song
  • 4. chucky thurmon – turn it over
  • 5. delores ealy & the kenyattas – honeydripper
  • 6. ray frazier & the shades of madness – i who have nothing (am somebody)
  • 7. enrique olivarez y los vampiros – arriba tipo
  • 8. the 4th comign – cruising down street
  • 9. king soloman – politician rag
  • 10. j.g.d & the new breed – north richmond breakaway
  • 11. l.a bare faxx – super cool brother
  • 12. apple & the three oranges – curse upon the world
  • 13. lil lavair & the fabulous jades – cold heat
  • 14. rhon silva – get it right
  • 15. billy larkin & the delegates – funky fire
  • 16. california gold notes – w.b. 302
  • 17. john heartsman & circles – talking about my baby
  • 18. enrique olivarez y los vampiros – al's place
  • 19. mr clean & the soul inc – what's going on
  • 20. the edwards generation – smokin' tidbits
  • 21. winter – bones

Killer new compilation from the ever-brilliant Jazzman camp! 21 of the finest, rarest and most desirable funk recordings from the Sunshine state, put together for the first time with the personal blessing of each and every artist represented herein - shoddy bootleg this is not! Those of you who loved their previous ace compilations 'Carolina Funk', 'Texas Funk' and 'Midwest Funk' will love this!!!

The lavishly packaged gatefold LP and CD contain in-depth sleeve notes detailing the history of funk and R&B in California and the social conditions which led to the funk explosion of the late '60s. In addition there are thoroughly researched notes for every individual track, revealing for the first time the hidden stories behind such revered and enigmatic artists as Leon Gardner, Arthur Monday and Delores Ealy.