Various ArtistsFunction Underground: The Black & Brown American Rock Sound 1969-1974
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2017
Release Date: 4/22/2017
Label: Now-Again Records
Release type: 'RSD First' Release
This anthology – which has its origins in the Dante Carfagna bootleg "Chains and Black Exhaust" release - focuses on the Black and Latino American rock bands that spread their wings after Jimi Hendrix came to prominence, in unlikely locales such as Dayton, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Indiana and Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the music here is being reissued for the first time. Comes with an illustrated cover by French illustrator Sanghon Kim and a booklet detailing the history of Black and Latino contributions to American rock music by leading music historians and collectors.
SIDE A: 01 1984 - There's A Wrinkle In Our Time 02 Purple Snow - Down By The River 03 Jimi Macon - Jimi's Guitar Raps With The Bass 04 Creations Unltd - Corruption Is The Thing 05 We The People - Function Underground 06 Michael Liggins And The Super Souls - Loaded Black 07 Stone Coal White - Stone Coal White
SIDE B: 01 Blacklites - BL Movement 02 Ebony Rhythm Band - Drugs Ain't Cool 03 Cisneros and Garza Group - I'm A Man 04 LA Carnival - Blind Man (45 Version) 05 Revolution - The Siesta Is Over 06 Black Conspirators - Just Got To Be Free 07 Black Maffia - I Want To Take You Higher