Funky Rob Way

What can we say about this one? Funky Rob Way... HEAVY HEAVY LP from Ghana. Here repressed with original artwork. Just listen to ''One More Time'' and you know enough... After learning his craft in Benin and playing with the likes of Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, ROB returned to Accra to write his own material and find a sound. Hooked on the driving funk and raw soul of stars such as James Brown and Otis Redding, he would often imitate his heroes on his father’s piano during school holidays. The title track sets the pace with a JBs-like rhythm, ROB almost shamanic with his sparse yet commanding vocal. The organ and wahwah guitar spin us out before those imperious horns bring us back in.And what better way to close this set than with ‘More’, swept up in a call and response between Rob and his backing singers as a ‘Blow Your Head’ synth flares and the brass blasts.

Item détails
Artist : Rob
Title : Funky Rob Way
Label : Mr Bongo
Réf. label : MRBLP 166
Genre : Afro
Country : UK
Year : 2019
Format : LP
Origine : Re-Issue
Record Condition : SEALED
Sleeve Condition : SEALED
Second hand : Non
Price : 30,00 EUR

Tracklist

Side 1
1. Funky Rob Way
2. Forgive Us All
3. Boogie On
Side 2
1. Just One More Time
2. Your Kiss Stole Me Away
3. More

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