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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa (1973)

1. You can't even walk in the park (opening theme)
2. Are you man enough (main title)
3. Aleme finds Shaft
4. Shaft in Africa (Addis)
5. Headman
6. El Jardia
7. Are you man enough
8. Jazar's theme
9. Truck stop
10. Aleme's reprise
11. El Jardia (reprise)
12. Are you man enough (end title)
One of the undisputed classics of the blaxploitation soundtrack. The weak tracks, of which there are few, are massively outweighed by the sheer exuberance of the great funk material on the album. A guaranteed dance-floor monster, featuring a superb vocal number by The Four Tops at their peak, and simply magnificent keyboard-driven big band funk from Johnny Pate. An essential album.


Anonymous said...

Hi..Love this funky blog. Many of the Rapidshare links are dead. Could you please reup thee funky classics.



blackmerda said...

how to make downloads of these albuns? help me, anyone!!

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