13 Sep 2017
Osiris – 1978 – Since Before Our Time

Led by singer Osiris Marsh, Osiris was a fine but obscure soul/funk outfit that was active in Washington, D.C., in the late ’70s. The band’s influences included Sly & the Family Stone and Funkadelic, and like Earth, Wind & Fire, Osiris was interested in the culture of ancient Egypt. Osiris’...
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16 Jun 2016
East Coast – 1973 – East Coast

An extremely rare soul album originally released in 1973, East Coast’s self titled album features drummer Larry Blackmon, who served as front man for the hit group Cameo; and a cast of session greats including Pat Grant (trombone); Gwen Guthrie (vocals); Michael Harris (percussion); Gregory...
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28 Nov 2015
T-Connection – 1977 – Magic

In the late 1970s, T-Connection was one of those bands that had one foot in funk and the other in disco. The Miami residents weren’t nearly as gritty as Parliament/Funkadelic or Cameo, but they had more grit and toughness than glossy Euro-disco acts like Silver...
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17 Nov 2015
Junie – 1975 – When We Do

By WTCproductions Junie Morrison is the zelig of funk, working with both Ohio Players and Funkadelic as well as releasing a string of quirky solo albums. Described by George Clinton as “the most phenomenal musician on the planet” he co-wrote classic tracks such as Pain, Funky...
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