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  Наименование CD :
   Soul With A Capital "S": The Best Of Tower Of Power

Год издания : 2002

Компания звукозаписи : Epic, Legacy

Музыкальный стиль : Funk, Quiet Storm

Время звучания : 1:04:21

Код CD : 506033 2

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Small Orchestra - Contemporary)      

The crucial subtitle missing is that this is the best of Tower of Power on Columbia, not a career-spanning anthology that takes in their material with other labels. Since their most popular stuff was done for Warner Brothers, that creates quite a problem when you're representing this material in particular as their best. With the understanding that this disc is limited to their Columbia catalog, it's a decent selection, through chronologically haphazard, drawing from the '90s, the late '70s, and nothing else. For the most part it's competent funk, a little too heavy on the feets-don't-fail-me now braggadocio, as on "Attitude Dance." Yes, there are versions of their well-known "So Very Hard to Go" and "What Is Hip?," but take caution: these are 1998 live recordings, not the famous originals. There's a previously unreleased alternate mix of "I Love That Girl So Much" from the sessions for their 1979 album, Back on the Streets, and it would be a pretty heavy price to pay for the whole disc just to get that one track, even for insistent completists. Very Best of the Warner Years and the more extensive What Is Hip? remain far better best-of compilations on this band.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Barry Danielian (Trumpet, Vocals)
Bill Churchville (Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Background Vocals)
Brent Carter (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Bruce Conte (Guitar, Background Vocals)
Carmen Grillo (Guitar, Background Vocals)
Chester Thompson (Clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Moog Synthesizer, Organ, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals)
Danny Hoefer (Electric Guitar)
David Garibaldi (Drums)
David Mann (Alt Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Edward McGhee (Vocals)
Emilio Castillo (Tenor Saxophone, Vocals)
Francis 'Rocco' Prestia (Bass)
Greg Adams (Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Vocals, Background Vocals)
Herman Matthews (Drums, Percussion)
Jeff Tamelier (Guitar, Background Vocals)
Jesse McGuire (Trumpet, Background Vocals)
John Scarpulla (Alt Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Lee Thornberg (Flugelhorn, Trombone, Trumpet)
Lenny Pickett (Alt Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Michael Jeffries (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Nick Milo (Keyboards, Organ, Background Vocals)
Norbert Stachel (Tenor Saxophone)
Paul Perez (Alt Saxophone)
Ron E. Beck (Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals)
Russ McKinnon (Drums, Percussion)
Stephen 'Doc' Kupka (Baritone Saxophone, Background Vocals)
Steve Grove (Alt Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Tom Bowes (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Victor Conte (Bass, Background Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 Attitude Dance         0:05:35 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka
   2 Soul With A Capital 'S'         0:04:57 -"-
   3 Souled Out         0:03:48 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka / Marlon McClain
   4 So I Got To Groove         0:05:40 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka / Herman Matthews
   5 Diggin' On James Brown         0:04:39 Emilio Castillo / Ken Kessie / Stephen Kupka
   6 Funk The Dumb Stuff         0:05:27 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka
   7 I Love That Girl So Much         0:05:07 -"-
   8 You Ought To Be Havin' Fun         0:03:06 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka / Hubert Tubbs
   9 And You Know It         0:03:00 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka
   10 Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now         0:03:56 Emilio Castillo / Stephen "Doc" Kupka
   11 We Came To Play         0:03:32 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka
   12 So Very Hard To Go Review         0:03:51 Emilio Castillo / Stephen "Doc" Kupka
   13 You're Still A Young Man Review         0:05:46 Emilio Castillo / Stephen Kupka
   14 What Is Hip?         0:05:58 -"-


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