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HP Riot

LP (Item 588607) Concept/Luv N' Haight, Early 70s — Condition: New Copy
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Wickedly funky work from HP Riot – a legendary group from the San Francisco scene of the 70s, but one who never managed to break the big time! The HP groove is a very tight, joyous approach to funk – one schooled in the Sly & The Family stone sense of righteousness, but which also brings in the unbelievably tight instrumentation of early Kool & The Gang – especially on some of the bold horn passages that top off some of the tunes! There's a wealth of funky numbers on the set – of the sort that most other 70s groups would give their souls to record this well – and the record's one that's needed rediscovery for years! Titles include "Good Time (Party)", "The Dollar Sign", "Blame It On the Sun", "Gotta Go (The Chant)", and "Just Look Around The Corner". (Nice tip-on cover pressing, too – even better than usual for Luv N Haight!)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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