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Golden Flamingo Orchestra - Guardian Angel Is Watching Over Us
Golden Flamingo Orchestra
Guardian Angel Is Watching Over Us
12" | 2016 | US | Original (Golden Flamingo)
15,99 €*
Release:2016 / US – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
We’ve watched the movies, seen the photos, heard the stories. As in all of New York City, crime was asrampant in the subway as it was on the streets. Thefts, robberies, shootings and killings were a frequent realitythroughout the 1970s. In 1979, a group of angered residents led by Curtis Sliwa began taking crime preventioninto their own hands, donning red berets – looking very much like a gang and calling themselves the GuardianAngels. This funky track produced by the Legendary Patrick Adams and uptown empresario Peter Brown isan ode to what was hapenning at the time. Like many of the P&P records of the time, this wasn’t dance musicfor flashy downtown clubs, it was the real uptown funk!“With bass as heavy as rolling stock, and field recordings from the subway tannoy echoing along almostempty train carriages late at night, Margo Williams's vocals supply the inner city funk menace with somealmost ethereal soul.” At a crossroads between funk, soul and an emerging Hip Hop culture this track apealledto both the disco crowd and the bravado of the uptown b-boys.
Mr. Fox - Smooth Talk
Mr. Fox
Smooth Talk
12" | 1980 | UK | Reissue (Golden Flamingo)
8,99 €*
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Very welcome reissue for this super-rare and mega-expensive 12” on Peter Brown’s cult disco label Golden Flamingo. Originally released in 1980, ‘Smooth Talk’ gives a nod to NY’s burgeoning hip-hop scene with the charming Mr Fox delivering a smooth, sexy and effortlessly elegant non-stop rap over a highly infectious disco backing track. The instrumental version of the same track is found over on side B - the aptly-named ‘Party Track’. Hugely in-demand since being one of the stand-outs of Harvey’s recent Beats In Space mix, it’s an irrepressibly energetic floor-filler, driven by a solidly grooving rhythm section with ultra-funky bass, wild space-age synth twangs, off-kilter chords and of course plenty of exhortations to ‘Par-Tay’! A must for all party-lovers and fans of that raw funky Peter Brown sound.
Little Starsky - Gangster Rock
Little Starsky
Gangster Rock
12" | 2015 | UK | Original (Golden Flamingo)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Hip Hop, Organic Grooves
Limited reissue of an amazing old school early 80s hip-hop 12” from the prolific Peter Brown stable. On this super-rare Golden Flamingo 12”, Little Starsky delivers a great jump-up party classic with heavy bumping bass and superb old-school rapping bringing the good-time party vibe every time. On side B, you get the instrumental version from Brown’s in-house Land Of Hits Orchestra which provided the backing for many of his releases.
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