Classic and rare female funk, guaranteed floor fillers and listening pleasure

 

There is sometimes an element of giggling and laughing involved in putting together an Ace compilation. Not condescending or rude laughter, but more the sort that you get when you are young and Santa Claus has been with a large pile of presents. It's an uncontrollable urge forced onto you by the sheer joy of being given so much good music to play with. Of course it's not all fun round here, we sometimes have to clean the drains and stuff as penance but when I get to work on a compilation like 'Funk Soul Sisters', I can genuinely claim that it is worth it.

So what is this comp about? Well over the past decade or so of DJing, I've often noticed that the sort of records that really fire up a dancefloor, and will work in almost any club land situation are a certain sort of late 60s/early 70s female vocal record. It's hard to explain exactly what they are like, but they tend to be soul with a touch of funk, or conversely funk with an edge of soul. Records that immediately come to mind are Spanky Wilson's You or Alice Clark's Don't You Care (which for licensing reasons is not available anywhere at the moment). So we thought wouldn't it be a great idea to put together an album of this sort of material. So we did.

 

A1 Lynn Varnado – Tell Me What’s Wrong
A2 Loletta Holloway – Only A Fool
A3 Bonnie & Sheila – You Keep Me Hanging On
A4 Paula Lamont – One Monkey Can’t Stop The Show
A5 Valorie Keys – Listen Here

 

B1 Louise McCord – Better Get A Move On
B2 Betty Bibbs – Pounds Of Soul
B3 Delilah More – Ooh Wee Baby
B4 Vera Hamilton – Heavy Heavy Hangs My Heart
B5 The Genies – Know What To Do When You Get It

 

C1 Spanky Wilson – Sunshine Of Your Love
C2 Lynn Varnado – Staying At Home Like A Woman
C3 Betty Barney – Why I Sing The Blues (feat The Pazant Brothers)
C4 Fontella Bass – Hold On This Time
C5 Bettye Scottt – Good Feeling (feat Delvettes)

 

D1 Jeanette Jones – I’m Glad I Got Over You
D2 Mille Jackson – My Heart Took A Licking (But Kept On Ticking)
D3 Thelma Jones – Mr Fix It
D4 Rene Bailey – It’s Too Late For Tears
D5 Little Anne – One Way Street

VARIOS 2xLP Funk Soul Sisters

24,90 € Precio
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Label: BGP Records ‎– BGP2 154

Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo, Mono

Country: UK

Released: 2003

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