A stellar collection of some of Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five's best early cuts for Sugarhill, all with the legendary Doug Wimbish, Keith Le Blanc, Skip McDonald rhythm section! As ingrained into the consciousness as "The Message" is now and always will be, it's nice how fresh ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy! Cover has a cutout notch and a lightly bent corner.)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five —
Message ... LP Sugar Hill, 1982. Very Good ...
The classic debut album by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – one of the pioneering groups in hip hop -history- not that we didn't need to tell you that! With prototypical party jams and the original conscious rap landmark "The Message", all over old school grooves laid ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)
A fantastic comeback for the legendary Wanda Jackson – a country singer that was also one of the first female rock and roll artists too – heard here in a great back-to-basics set, co-produced by Justin Townes Earle! Titles include "Two Hands", "Old Weakness", "C ... (Folk/Country) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jack McDuff —
Live It Up ... LP Sugar Hill, 1984. Sealed ...
Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked bit of soul from Brother Jack McDuff – an obscure session cut for the mostly-rap Sugarhill label in the mid 80s, and one that has some great touches! The record takes the sound of McDuff's 70s playing, and filters into a bit of R&B-styled arrangements – making for a ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A lively little groover from the Sugarhill Gang – one based around the excellent "Daisy Lady" sample from 7th Wonder! The track makes great use of the original's brassy horns – inflecting a bright, almost Latiny finish on the tune – all to set the stage for some great ... (Hip Hop) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
A mighty look at one of the first great groups in hip hop – maybe not the originators of the style, but certainly the one to get some of the biggest exposure – thanks to the work of Sugar Hill Records, and some very catchy tunes! The Sugarhill Gang were one of the key groups involved ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Includes "The Message" and "She's Fresh" by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, "Do You Want To Rock" by Funky Four, "Action" by Treacherous Three, "Rappers Reprise" by Sugar Hill Gang and Sequence, and "On The Radio" by Crash Crew. (Hip Hop) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a hype sticker and cutout notch.)