contains over 2000 audio clips of rare funk and soul 45 rpm singles recorded in the late 60s and early 70s with contributions from the world's top funk DJs and collectors. The music is often grittier than well known artists such as James Brown and has been ignored by the music industry for 40 years. While you're here don't forget to rate these funk records!!! more...
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Fabulous Originals - It Ain't Fair But It's Fun Pt1&2

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Cash, Alvin - Twine Time

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Beverly, Frankie Raw Soul - Color Blind

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Fernandez, Ray & His Court - Soul Freedom 

 Rating: 6.45
Votes: 29
Dec 28 2007 3:30AM by Ericka Schiche
This record constitutes darkhorse Afro-Cuban funk from the Miami-based Sound Triangle stable of artists, which includes Pearly Queen and Coke, among others. It is unclear as to whether percussionist Ray Fernandez is related to Peter Fernandez, a lead singer for Coke. Before establishing his "Court," Ray Fernandez worked as a session player with Mongo Santamaria and Bud Powell. It's ridiculous how stealth Fernandez and his music has been over the years, but recently his group's albums have been reissued. A Ray Fernandez and His Court song entitled "La Senorita Lola" appears on the Hialeah Social Club - From Cuba to Hialeah compilation. The group's name is also reflected literally in the album iconography. On the cover of the album in which "Soul Freedom" appears, the king and his court are dressed in full faux royal attire.

Label: Sound Triangle
Year: 1973

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House Guests - My Mind Set Me Free Pt1

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