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Skye Presents The Breaks 4 – Original B Boy Street Funk & Block Party Classics

LP (Item 49633) Harmless (UK), 1970s — Condition: Very Good+
2LP
Originally: 24.99
The funk cuts never stop breaking on this one! This album's the fourth in Harmless' series of classic breaks – and it's probably the best of the bunch. DJ Skye's selected a bunch of tunes that perfectly illustrate why generations of hip hoppers and funk fans have become so break-obssessed – searching endlessly and spending countless dollars just for a tasty drum crack, bassline, or other instrumental flourish that hooks a whole track into a groove, and which often provides a famous sample for a current hip hop producer. The set's got 11 excellent grooves – some more obscure than you'd think, but all with classic breaks very much intact! Titles include "I'm Chief Kamanawanalea" by The Turtles, "I Just Wanna Do My Thing" by Edwin Starr, "It's The Music That Makes Us Do It" by Magnum, "Blind Alley" by The Emotions, "Swamp Fever" by Mel Brown, "Phenomena Theme" by In Search Of Orchestra, "Latin Slide" by La Clave, "Love Is Such A Good Thing" by Professor Funk, and "Sneakin In The Back" by Tom Scott.  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has minimal wear.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

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