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  Наименование CD :
   A Blow For Me, A Toot To You

Год издания : 1977

Компания звукозаписи : Atlantic

Музыкальный стиль : Soul, Funk, R&B, Jazz-Funk

Время звучания : 58:28

Код CD : AIM-4PLAY2CD (7 52211 60022 6)

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Pop      

In the 1990s, former James Brown sidemen Fred Wesley and Maceo Parker concentrated on instrumental jazz. But back in the late 1970s they were both part of George Clinton's empire and focused on p-funk. Having been in Brown's employ, trombonist Wesley and saxman Parker were obvious choices for Clinton's various projects. The Godfather of Soul was a major influence on Clinton and gave Wesley and Parker a first-class education in funk and soul that served them well when they hooked up with Clinton. In 1977, Clinton and Bootsy Collins produced A Blow for Me, a Toot for You, the debut album by Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns - a group that boasted Wesley on trombone, Parker on tenor and alto sax, and Rick Gardner and Richard "Kush" Griffith on trumpet. Clinton and Collins did a lot of the writing, and not surprisingly, much of this vinyl LP is pure p-funk. The album gets off to a gritty start with a remake of Parliament's "Up for the Down Stroke," and the Parliament influence is equally strong on "Between Two Sheets." As for the instrumentals, "Four Play" blends funk and jazz, while Wesley's moody "Peace Fugue" isn't unlike something you word have heard on a CTI recording in the 1970s. "Peace Fugue," in fact, is the least Clinton-sounding thing on the LP. A Blow for Me, a Toot for You isn't in a class with Parliament's The Mothership Connection, Collins' Ahh...The Name is Bootsy, Baby! or Funkadelic's One Nation Under a Groove, but it's a generally likable, if uneven, record that diehard p-funk collectors should be aware of.

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  Соисполнители :

Bernie Worrell (Synthesizer, Keyboards, Background Vocals)
Bootsy Collins (Bass, Guitar, Drums, Background Vocals)
Dawn Silva (Background Vocals)
Frankie 'Kash' Waddy (Drums)
Gary 'Mudbone' Cooper (Background Vocals)
Gary Shider (Guitar)
George Clinton (Background Vocals)
Glenn Goins (Guitar)
Jerome Brailey (Drums)
Lynn Mabry (Background Vocals)
Maceo Parker (Alt Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals)
Michael Hampton (Guitar)
Phelps Collins (Guitar, Background Vocals)
Randy Crawford (Background Vocals)
Richard 'Kush' Griffith (Trumpet, Background Vocals)
Rick Gardner (Trumpet, Background Vocals)
Taka Khan (Background Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 Up For The Down Stroke         0:09:15 Clinton, Collins, Collins ...
   2 A Blow For Me, A Toot To You!         0:07:24 -"-
   3 When In Doubt: Vamp         0:04:26 Clinton, Shider, Worrell
   4 Between Two Sheets         0:06:52 Clinton, Collins, Collins ...
   5 Four Play         0:08:06 -"-
   6 Peace Fugue         0:06:03 Wesley
   7 A Blow For Me, A Toot To You! (New Remix)         0:07:12 Clinton, Collins, Wesley
   8 Four Play (Dance Mix)         0:07:08 Clinton, Collins, Goins
   9 Interview With George Clinton         0:02:04  


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