A big one for Norman Whitfield – who found in Rose Royce what he'd been lacking for years: a hit group ready to handle a number of styles, all well, and all with an adventurous style that would break them past the legions of lackluster funky soul groups of the late 70s. The record blends ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An overlooked later gem by Rose Royce – a funky Norman Whitefield production released shortly after the similarly strong Golden Touch – a mix of funky numbers, more spaced out cosmic keys inflected grooves and a couple of mellow jams! The funkier numbers come earlier in the set, and ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Rose Royce in perfect hit mode – blending older styles of harmony soul and rolling funk with some of the late 70s better advances in production. Norman Whitfield's really pushing himself here, and if he only did one thing on this planet, we'd give him a big award for his wonderful work on ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A nice one by Undisputed Truth – and the Method To The Madness is shoot further out into a space funk realm! By this point in the mid 70s, the group has firmly developed their spacier identity – possibly as an answer to George Clinton and Earth Wind & Fire's big cosmic funk vibe at ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a tracklist sticker.)
Undisputed Truth —
Smokin' ... LP Warner/Whitfield, 1979. Very Good+ ....
Undisputed Truth and their late 70s space funk mode! They may have moved away from their Motown pop soul roots, but they're still getting production from Norman Whitfield, who knows how to keep the stormin sound that always worked best with the band. Players on the session include Wah Wah Watson, ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album