Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Señor Soul Plays Funky Favorites


Year : 1968
Label : Double Shot
Genre : Soul
Style : Latin Jazz, Soul Jazz, Funk

First recording of the pre-incarnation of the "Eric Burdon & War", lead by Charles Miller who was active from 1967 to 1970. Later only Charles Miller joined "War", conceived by Jerry Goldstein & Eric Burdon, born on the ashes of "The Creators" & "Nightshift" bands (formed by Howard E. Scott and Harold Brown). The band revisits the Pop & Soul classics from the sixties, all played in the Latin Funk style, including I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Gimme A Little Sign, Sunshine Superman, Up Tight & two of their original compositions (Poquito Soul & Mucho Funky).

 Charles Miller_sax tenor, sax alto, flute 
Edwin Stevenson_vibes & piano
Willie Briggs_bass
Howard Talley_guitar 
James Tillman Crump_drums 

01. Pata Pata
02. Lovey Dovey
03. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
04. Gimme A Little Sign
05. Psychotic Reaction
06. Get On Up
07. Spooky
08. Poquito Soul
09. Sunshine Superman
10. Mucho Funky
11. Up Tight 

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