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Publié le 3 novembre 2011 | Par Funk-u

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Boxset 7″ : Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle’s Finest in Funk & Soul 1965-79″


Un joli coffret de dix 45 tours pour les amateurs de vinyles et les collectionneurs. Tirage à 2000 exemplaires. Pré-commandes sur HHV pour l’Europe.

 

Limited Edition 10 x 45′s box set + book & download card – ***LIMITED EDITION ONLY 2000 UNITS***

Track Listing:
1. Ron Buford & Ural Thomas – Deep Soul Pt. 1 b/w Deep Soul Pt. 2
2. Patrinell Staten – I Let A Good Man Go b/w Little Love Affair
3. Soul Swingers – Brighter Tomorrow b/w Ca’-Ba’-Dab’
4. Woody Carr – Peace Dance b/w Undecided Woman
5. Cookin’ Bag – This Is Me b/w The Song I Sing
6. Stringfellow – Grooving Is Easy b/w Poor Fool
7. Acapulco Gold – You And Me b/w My Funky Feeling
8. Seattle Pure Dynamite – I Wonder Love b/w I Wanna Love You
9. Unfinished Business – Holding On b/w Oh Girl
10. Priceless – Love In Your Life b/w Look At Me

Lavishly packaged box set featuring:
+ Only 2,000 hand-numbered copies worldwide
+ Ten 45rpm singles featuring original label art and housed in a gorgeous custom made magnetic flip-top box
+ 96 page book with new liner notes interviewing the musicians and key players, unseen photos, endless ephemera, replica Seattle SuperSonics trading card, countless photos, and loads of other archival gems
+ CD of “lost” Robbie Hill’s Family Affair session, circa 1975
+ Meticulously remastered
+ Free Download Card for all songs

In 2004, Light In The Attic and DJ Supreme La Rock compiled the first ever set of vintage Pacific Northwest soul, funk, and R&B, Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle’s Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-75 (LITA 009). Nearly a decade on, the Wheedle still grooves and with this we give you our most ambitious release to date.

Over three years in the making, Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle’s Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-79 is a lavishly packaged vinyl singles box set featuring ten impossibly rare 45s (some fetching thousands on the collector’s market) from Seattle’s vintage soul scene. Limited to only 2,000 hand-numbered copies worldwide, the ten 45 RPM set is housed in a gorgeous custom made magnetic flip-top box and features meticulously re-mastered audio and original label art. For those who must hear these vintage tunes and can’t relax with a tipple at the turntable, we’ve even included a free download card for all tracks.

But wait, our love for Seattle soul could not rest there… we’ve included a massive 7×7 glossy 96-page book with new liner notes by Jonathan Zwickel that features new interviews with the regional musicians and key players, along with never before seen photos-from smokey Seattle clubs to Patrinell Staten singing at Jimi Hendrix’s funeral. Plus, a treasure trove of local music ephemera, a replica Seattle SuperSonics trading card, andcountless archival gems.

To round out this lavish set, we’ve also added a very special CD by Seattle soul titans Robbie Hill’s Family Affair: Gotta Get Back: The Unreleased L.A. Sessions, which though originally recorded in 1975, remained lost until the recent discovery of the original multi-track masters. The tapes were carefully mixed by renowned engineer and producer Steve Fisk. To say it’s a miracle that these tapes surfaced would be a massive understatement.

A true love letter to Seattle and its Soul & Funk music scenes,Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle’s Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-79

It’s a treasure not to be missed.



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