CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Hell

CD (Item 19149) Polydor, 1974 — Condition: New Copy
$4.99 ...

CD

List Price: 9.98
(€3.90 || £3.08 || ¥530) (approx.)
4.80 11

Reissue of JB's wildest album, with a crazy cover that shows him running away from the devil, and great gatefold inner photo with him standing amidst a bunch of declarations of "Hell". The record was originally a double album filled with lots of different styles from James' funky bag. Nicer bits include "My Thang", "Hell", and "A Man Has To Go Back To The Crossroads" – but the real highlight is the epic 13 minute version of "Papa Don't Take No Mess", as tight and jamming as any cut from Doin' It to Death or The Payback!  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
King/Culture Factory (France), 1970. New Copy
A killer from James Brown – and one of his best instrumental albums of the King years! The record has James working with the pre-JBs James Brown Band – a tight assemblage of players who really know how to craft an off-kilter groove. The guitar's popping on the beat here as much as the ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Fuel 2000, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy
Aaron Neville's made many great records over the years – but to some of us, he never sounded better than on these early sides with legendary producer Allen Toussaint – a studio genius who really helped set Neville in just the right sort of space! Lots of these tracks are mellow, but ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor, 1971. New Copy
Subtitled "Live At the Apollo Vol 3", but waaay better than any of the earlier volumes, this monster 2LP live set has James and the JB's wailing away in a freewheeling live set of hard hard hard funky grooves. Excellent work by the band, and a great way to see how sharp they were out of ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Gordy/Motown, 1976. New Copy
Amazing stuff! Arguably Leon Ware's greatest record – and one of the greatest Motown records of the 70s! The record is a beautiful set of interwoven mellow soul tracks, recorded right on the heels of Marvin Gaye's I Want You album, which was written and conceived by Ware, then taken at the ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Black Caesar
Polygram, 1973. New Copy
Damn, is this a great record! The album's not only one of the best blacksploitation soundtracks ever recorded, it's also one of James Brown's funkiest outings of the early 70s! Nearly every cut's a winner, and James gets some very funky help from The JBs, who groove hard on the best instrumental ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor, 1973. New Copy
What can we say? This is one of the greatest soul soundtracks ever! In a market that was dominated by the big-selling Shaft and Superfly albums, Roy slipped in this masterful blend of jazzy vibes and wah wah funk that's easily one of the best-composed records of the blacksploitation genre! The ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor, 1977. New Copy
One of Roy Ayers' best-remembered albums of the 70s – a sublime blend of mellow numbers and some of his more club-oriented grooves of the time – all wrapped together with a genius that we can only describe as Ayers-like! The album's a beautiful example of the balance that Roy was ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy
THE lasting classic from Gloria Gaynor – the record that contains her tremendous hit "I Will Survive", and a great batch of disco grooves overall! The album's got a simple, honest sort of approach, despite its release in an era of overblown dancefloor sets – and arranger ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Love Fantasy
Polydor/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy
One of our favorite Roy Ayers albums of all time – and an overlooked gem from Roy's late 70s years at Polydor! This set's a bit more laidback and less clubby than some other Ayers work of the period – which means it's got this wonderful jazzy groove throughout – a sweet mix of ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor/Secret, 1982. New Copy
The cover of this one sports an image that's almost rockish – especially given that the "night birds" on the image are pterodactyls – but the sound is as smooth and jazzy as you'd expect from Shakatak at their best! The group were a leading light in 80s fusion, and with ... CD
 



Top