Label: Status Records (2) - STS-15008 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues
This quintessential release presents two of Curtis' finest LPs: Trouble in Mind and It's Party albums were originally issued by the Tru-Sound label in , and have been remastered and packaged together in this very special collector's edition, which also includes 4 bonus tracks from the same period. All of these great tracks – recorded by the legendary engineer Rudy Van Gelder – feature a virtual .
It's Party Time is hard-wailing early work from King Curtis – one of his few full-out stormers from the time! The set was done for the Tru-Sound subsidiary of Prestige Records – and like the few other albums on the imprint, it's got a heavy-duty sound that's a big departure from the other titles on Prestige – much more R&B influenced.
it's party time free for all easy like hot saxes i'll wait for you the party time twist low down keep movin' (let's do) the hully gully twist slow motion firefly something frantic bonus tracks jay walk the lone prairie the.
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The King Curtis combo in all of its glory – really grooving hard here in a set of instrumental performances recorded at the same time as Aretha Franklin's famous live date at the Fillmore West! King backed Aretha up on her own record from Fillmore, but this set features all the instrumental grooves laid down by Curtis and his group before Aretha took the stage – very tight and funky.
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