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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Jack Ashford - Blackjack (1978)

1. Blackjack
2. Las Vegas Strut
3. Fremont Street
4. You Can Bet My Love Is True
5. Vibe Interlude
6. Run, Run, Catch Him
7. Study The Robbery
8. Falling In Love With You
9. Hot Chrome
10. I'm Back Home
11. Blues For Bass

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Solid disco-funk and soul soundtrack from Jack Ashford for the obscure blaxploitation movie from 1978 directed by John Evans and starring William Smith, Tony Burton and Frank Christi. Jack Ashford was part of a group of musicians known as the Funk Brothers whose sound defined Motown in the 60's and 70's. They worked with such legendary performers as Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, The Miracles and many more.

Thanks Anonymous

9 comments:

Funkback said...

You guys are incredible!!! I don't belive my eyes! This really made my holidays, thanx! This vibesman is undeservedly standing in the shadows of Motown.

beat2go00 said...

THX ALOT!!!

Producer for Hire said...

loving this blog loving it

Simon666 said...

Thnaks to Filmpac for this upload ... realllllly liking "Fremont St" , song of the day for me.
And thanks to SelfScience, as ever, for this great blog :)

Simon666 said...

Some interesting info on a discussion thread including Jack Ashord himself, and Sptder Turner (!) talking about the album :

here

Some of the info there is :

Some of the players on this album :
Earl Van Dyke, James Jamerson, Robert White, Uriel Jones

Arrangements :
Robert White

Recorded at :
Norman's FortKnox Studio, One Step Up Studio

Simon666 said...

Sorry, that was "Spyder" Turner

Simon666 said...

... and vocalist on the album is Loretta Holloway

Gianni said...

wow, thanks!
I was looking for it!!!

Solomon said...

Thank you.

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