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Various - Westbound Funk album

Various - Westbound Funk album
  • Performer Various
  • Title Westbound Funk
  • Date of release 2003
  • Country UK
  • Style Funk
  • Other formats VOX DTS AHX DMF TTA APE AUD
  • Genre Soul
  • Size MP3 1445 mb
  • Size FLAC 1920 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 848

Well, in 1975 Westbound signed up producers Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore, both of whom knew something was going on in the clubs of New York. When they presented their new project . It was this work that drew Coffey and Theodore’s attention. Mike Theodore soon grew so confident in the genre that he mixed all the music on his High On Mad Mountain album, including the title track which was given a 12-inch release, while others such as Eramus Hall and the Crowd Pleasers didn’t feel the need for a remix – they just worked. By the end of the decade the disco bubble had burst.

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The Super Breaks series makes a welcome return, throwing the spotlight on the records which have been sampled on both Westbound and its Eastbound subsidiary. These come not only from the more obvious names such as the Detroit Emeralds, Denise LaSalle, Junie Morrison, Funkadelic and Oh.

Title: Westbound Super Breaks. Record Label: westbound records. VARIOUS - Super Breaks Volume 3: Essential Funk Soul & Jazz Samples & Breakbeats.

The P-Funk story began in 1956 in Plainfield, New Jersey, with a doo-wop group formed by fifteen-year-old George Clinton. This was The Parliaments, a name inspired by Parliament cigarettes. By the early 1960s, the group had solidified into the five-man lineup of Clinton, Ray "Stingray" Davis, Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, Calvin Simon and Grady Thomas. The debut album Funkadelic was released in 1970. Meanwhile, Clinton regained the rights to the name "The Parliaments" and initiated another new entity, now known as Parliament, with the same five singers and five musicians but this time as a smoother R&B-based funk ensemble that Clinton positioned as a counterpoint to the more rock-oriented Funkadelic.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Funkadelic I'll Bet You
Producer – George Clinton
A2 Bobby Franklin's Insanity Hit It And Quit It
A3 Silky Vincent Funky World Part 1
A4 Boots* Rpm
A5 Alvin Cash Stone Thing Part 1
B1 Freddie Wilson In Born Soul
B2 Funkadelic You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
Producer – George Clinton
B3 Melvin Sparks Get Ya Some
Producer – Bernie Mendelson, Melvin Sparks
B4 Donald Austin Crazy Legs
Arranged By – Donald AustinProducer – Woody Wilson
B5 Jimmy Scott Pair And Spare
Producer – Bernie Mendelson, Donald Austin
C1 Jackie Harris and The Exciters Get Funky Sweet A Little Bit
C2 Robert Lowe Back To Funk
C3 Albert Washington You're Messing Up My Mind
C4 Ohio Players Feelin' Alright
C5 The Counts Why Not Start All Over Again
D1 King Errisson Conga Man
Producer – Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore
D2 The Motivations* I Love You
D3 Spanky Wilson Shake Your Head
D4 Mighty Elegant I Dont Know What It Is But It Sho' Is Funky
Producer – Jackie Beavers*
D5 The 19th Whole* You Caught Me Smiling
Producer – Bob Porter

Credits

  • Compiled By, Liner Notes – Dean Rudland

Notes

Masterful funk from the Detroit powerhouse labels of
Eastbound and Westbound

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 029667515511

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDBGPD 155 Various Westbound Funk ‎(CD, Comp) BGP Records CDBGPD 155 UK 2003