Thursday, April 11, 2013

Syl Johnson - Dresses Too Short

Year : 1968
Label : Twinight Records
Genre : Soul
Style : Funk/Soul

Big Soul record by guitarist/singer Syl Johnson, a hitmaker and producer from Chicago, released under Twinight Records label, which includes his 1967 hit, "Come On Sock It to Me". This brilliant debut album features among influences of various contemporary R&B artists, the song "Different Strokes" has also been sampled in Hip-Hop, including  Public Enemy in Miuzi Weighs A Ton (1986), Wu-Tang Clan in Shame On A Nigga (1993) or more recently by rappers Kanye West and Jay Z for "The Joy" (2010).

01. Dresses Too Short
02. I Can Take Care Of Business
03. Different Strokes
04. Soul Drippin'
05. Fox Hunting On The Weekend
06. Ode To Soul Man
07. Come On Sock It To Me
08. I'll Take Those Skinny Legs
09. Try Me
10. Same Kind Of Thing
11. I've Got The Real Thing
12. Sorry 'Bout Dat!

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