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Sweetback

LP (Item 575642) Luv N' Haight, 1975 — Condition: New Copy
(reissue)
$13.99 ...

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List Price: 18.98
(€10.08 || £8.29 || ¥1423) (approx.)
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A monster set of work by one of the funkiest guitar players ever! Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones recorded a number of sides for Prestige Records during the early 70s – but this rare gem came out after all those, in 1975, on the tiny Joka label, and never really got into proper circulation at the time – making it one of THE indie jazz funk classics of the 70s! The album's actually one of Boogaloo's best – and has a rougher edge than his Prestige albums – heard to great effect on the two standout funky cuts, "Sweetback" and "Confusion" – both of which are stunners that feature Jones really ripping away on the guitar! The whole set's nice, though – and other tracks include "You've Got It Bad Girl", "Trouble In Mind", and "Jamaica Farewell". (Limited reissue pressing with the original cover!)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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