Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop, R&B
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MESSAGE FROM LOYAL FAN....
KENT OJON | ST. PETERSBERG,, FLORIDA United States | 07/30/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"HOPE THAT THIS MESSAGE FINDS THE FORMER MEMBERS OF THE GROUP.TO MARK ADAMS......BEEN A FAN SINCE THE FIRST ALBUM...YOU GUYS HAD GREAT TALENT.WHAT HAPPENED????NEVER ANY VIDEOS, NO REUNION TOUR LIKE CAMEO, OR LAKESIDE, WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO STEVE ARRINGTON? WHY DID HE LEAVE? DID YOU GUYS EVER CONSIDER A TEMPORARY REUNION?DO YOU GUYS HAVE A WEBSITE WHERE I COULD PURCHASE SOME OLD MEMOBILIA? OLD POSTERS? T-SHIRTS? PHOTOS? IT WOULD BE GREAT AND PROBABLY LUCRATIVE IF YOU GUYS COULD RELEASE A REMASTERED LIVE ALBUM FROM YEARS AGO FROM PAST PERFORMANCES. SAW THE GROUP IN SAN DIEGO.....SHORTLY BEFORE STEVE ARRINGTON LEFT..PLEASE GET BACK WITH ME...WITH A RESPONSE.....LOVE YOUR MUSIC..TOO BAD YOU GUYS DIDN'T HAVE BETTER PROMOTERS OR PRODUCERS TO MAKE YOU AS LARGE AS YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN. KENT......HAVE ONE POSTER, "VISIONS OF THE LIGHT" AND I FRAMED IT......"
Slide=Screw Your Wig On Tight
Maria Alvarez | 02/01/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I have the album version of this CD in my album collection and there is rarely a day that goes by when I don't Jam this on my Turntable. I am getting this on CD because I like to listen to it while driving or at work where I have a CD player. If you want to know what true pure funk is, then this recording is a must. As far as I am concerned, after over 25 years, Slide is still the funkiest song ever recorded (with all due respect to James Brown). Screw your wig on Tight is a brass driven Funk Fest. What is little known about Slave is that when they released their album SLAVE in 1977, 2 of their members were high school students. I also recommend their other releases. Hardness of the World and The Concept. Admittedly most of their other recordings are hard to find, but this album will certainly give you a great idea of what a real Funk band was supposed to sound like. I am giving it 5 stars only because I cant give it 105. Buy it, pop it in and enjoy it. You can thank me later."
A RAW FUNK CLASSIC
BiggO | Baltimore metro area | 08/11/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"My father bought this albume for me on my 7th birthday. I was blown away andplayed side one of the album religiously for about three months, and when I finally flipped the record over, I was blown away again. "Slide" is the cut everyone knows...and everyone SHOULD know it. This song is a piece of history. The first 10 seconds of this song is microcosm of what funk was all about: the groove (Mr. Mark's classic bass line), the wacky (the "dracula" laugh), and the UNIQUE (the bicycle horn). Straight up...this album is one of the funkiest of the 70s. Honestly, I think that at this point Mr. Mark--even though he was just a 15 year-old kid and it was his first album--was probably the nastiest bass player in the funk kingdom...nastier than Verdine, Larry, Louis, AND Mr. Mu-Tron himself (Bootsy). Mr. Mark didn't need any effects. Drac's guitar-playing is over the top as well. "Slide" is one of the few songs on black radio from that era that had rocked-out guitar solos that wasn't played Ernie Isley are any of the P-Funk guitarists. My favorites on the album are "Slide" (of course), "Party Hardy", and "You and Me" which was the first song on side two of the LP.
This is album is a funk classic. The band was raw and not as polished, but then funk was meant to be that way. If you've never listened to SLAVE, on this album they sound something like early-Pre-JT-Taylor Kool & the Gang's evil, agressive, and much more menacing twin. In any case, this one's a classic...if not for the funk then for one the best album covers of all time."