Another fascinating compilation from Numero Group's catalog which finds obscure gospel artists embracing the devil in funk and soul music, featuring primitive choirs, spacious breaks, congas, elderly rappers impersonating the devil, cast recordings and thumping bass.
The first overview of their indie label golden age, Still Here 1967–1973 finds the Notations at a musical crossroads, turning from simmering R&B ballads to socially-conscious soul.
Nickel and Penny are twin sides of the same eccentric coin, and in the ’60s and ’70s that coin was being flipped by Chicago’s #1 Dusties DJ Richard Pegue. When he wasn’t busy as a mobile DJ, a jingles writer, or an enduring on-air personality at WVON, Pegue could be found in the studio working out the epic songs swirling around in his head.
The third installment in Numero’s series of otherworldly gospel, robed funk, and spiritual soul, Apocryphal Hymns is a slim new gospel songbook, penned powerfully by the genre’s lesser-known disciples
Double vinyl of the Staple Singers at the New Nazareth Church. 180 gram vinyl includes bonus tracks
The second studio album from Otis Redding. Now reissued on a 180 gram vinyl.