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

Slaughter's Big Rip-Off

LP (Item 4226) Polydor, 1973 — Condition: Very Good
Gatefold
$24.99 ...

LP

(€22.12 || £19.22 || ¥2508) (approx.)

Easily one of the funkiest albums that James Brown ever recorded – and one of his few entries into the blacksploitation genre of the 70s! James really outdid himself for this one – working at a hard burning pace that had the JBs cooking up some killer funk for just about every number in the set – and which also has James himself stepping out vocally for a few key tracks. The album features the massive groover "People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul" – a slamming track that beats nearly every number in the JB 70s catalog – plus other cuts that include "To My Brother", "Brother Rapp", "Sexy Sexy Sexy", "Slaughter Theme", "Transmogrification", "King Slaughter", and "How Long Can I Keep It Up". (Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)  © 1996-2016, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



You might be interested


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
King, 1971. Very Good
One of the wilder James Brown instrumental LPs from the late King period. The James Brown Band is fronted by a heavy fuzzy guitar sound, which gives the LP a sort of rock break feel, with nice fuzzy electric tones. All tracks are by James and Dave Matthews, and the record is sort of a second ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Popcorn
King, 1969. Very Good
A tremendous turning point in the career of James Brown – and an album that points the way strongly to the even deeper funk of the 70s! The album's a hard-wailing batch of instrumental tracks played by the legendary James Brown Band of the late 60s – the pre-JBs ensemble that's gone ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Hell
Polydor, 1974. Very Good 2LP Gatefold
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 is a double album filled with lots of different styles from James' funky bag. Nicer bits include " ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
King, 1968. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold
James Brown's great second album recorded live at the Apollo Theater in Harlem – a set we like even better than the first famous volume – because it's much more stretched-out, harder-hitting, and full of fire! You'd be hard pressed to find a better example of Brown's showmanship on ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Prime Time
Polydor, 1980. Very Good
A funky classic from the team of Roy Ayers and Wayne Henderson – both at the top of their game here, and effortlessly mixing together jazz, funk, and soul! The record really seems to embrace the best of both artists' styles – some of the bassy groovers that Wayne did so well himself, ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Composite Truth
Polydor, 1973. Very Good Gatefold
One of the greatest records ever from Mandrill – a set that has the group tightening things up and getting even more funky than on their first few records, but with a vibe that's still nicely loose and spontaneous overall! The set's got Mandrill perfectly balanced between jazz-tinged funk ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
It Must Be Love
Polydor, 1978. Very Good-
Sweet late 70s modern soul from Alton McClain & Destiny – a great little female vocal trio with a sound that ranges from lightly funky with jazzy flourishes, to soaringly soulful! The group kind of follow in a tradition started by Honeycone and First Choice, and improved upon by The ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Polydor, 1984. Near Mint-
One of the biggest breakout albums for Shakatak – an album that brought them strongly to US audiences with a sweet British blend of jazzy instrumentation and sultry soul! The album really holds up well over the years, and has a lot more legs than some of the other smooth fusion sets of the ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
We the People
Polydor, 1973. Very Good-
Wonderful work from the great Ellen McIllwaine! Ellen's certainly not a soul artist – but she's got a particularly soulful approach to folk rock – one that's made her a favorite of groovers worldwide in the past few decades, thanks to a big push from Gilles Peterson, and the club scene ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
From The Inside
Polydor, 1974. Very Good+
Cool stuff! In the tradition of The Escorts or The Prisoners, these guys were a funk group that were actually convicts during the early 70s – in lockdown at Graterford Prison in Pennsylvania, where they were discovered by James Brown (once a jailbird himself – and later to be as well), ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Soul Party
Polydor (UK), 1968. Sealed
A totally great collection – one that not only has rare soul cuts, but also some weird rock choices too! Includes the classic "I Spy For The FBI" by Jamo Thomas – plus "Headline News" by Edwin Starr, "Grits N Cornbread" by The Soulrunners, "Too Far ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Chase!
Polydor (France), 1977. Very Good+
... LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top