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Red Beans & Biscuits – Rare & Unreleased Recordings 1966-1970

CD (Item 370251) Tuff City/Soul Tay Shus, Mid 60s/Early 70s — Condition: New Copy
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Some of the best material we've ever heard from Andre Williams' heady 60s funk days – including some tracks that were initially released as singles on the tiny Duo label in Chicago, plus a bunch more that have never been reissued at all! In the setting for the sides, Andre's working at his hardest and heaviest – really keeping things raw and hard throughout, even on the numbers that feature vocals. There's a number of really great instrumentals on the album – tunes that have the rough, ready, and nicely messed up approach of some of Andre's best Chess work of the time – and which are a seminal bridge between the soul instrumental style of the 60s, and the heavier funk of the 70s! Titles include "Pass The Biscuits 67", "Andre's Jam", "Andre's Fender Rhodes Groove", "Thunder Thighs", "Red Beans (aka Bo Hog Stomp)", "Andre's Thang", and "Daniel Boone" by Andre Williams – plus Williams numbers with other artists that include "Can You Deal With That" by Jo Ann Garrett, "If I Didn't Love You" by The Profiles, "Baby Baby Oh Baby" by Jimmy Ed Trio, and "I'm The Rock" by The Velvet Hammer. 16 tracks in all – 4 more than the vinyl version.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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