Isaac Hayes – Do Your Thing

Now-Again | Jun. 29, 2016 | Catalog |

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LP tracklist:

A1. Do Your Thing Pt. 1 22.07
B1. Do Your Thing Pt. 2 * 10.58
B2. Do Your Thing (Rhythm Section Mix) * 11.27

*Previously unreleased.

Original sessions produced by Isaac Hayes
This version produced for reissue by Eothen Alapatt with thanks to Ryan Wilson.
Liner notes by Bill Dahl.

Mixed and mastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.

Art direction by Errol F. Richardson.

Original 19-minute 38-second version released July 1971 as part of the Shaft LP, Enterprise ENS 2-5002

Recorded in early 1971 at Stax Recording Studio, Memphis, Tennessee by William Brown, Henry Bush, Bobby Manuel and Dave Purple.

Personnel: Isaac Hayes (vocals, piano); Lester Snell (electric piano); James Alexander (bass); Michael Toles (lead guitar); Charles Pitts (rhythm guitar); Willie Hall (drums); Gary Jones (bongos, congas).

LP. NA 5144.

Kaleidoscope – Kaleidoscope

Now-Again | May. 5, 2016 | Catalog |

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LP tracklist:

Hang Out
PS Come Back
A Hole In My Life
Let Me Try
I Think It’s All Right
Colors
Once Upon A Time There Was A World
A New Man
I’m Crazy
I’m Here, He’s Gone, She’s Cryin’

Original sessions produced by Kaleidoscope. Originally produced for issue by Edgar Zamudio

Originally issued on Orfeon Mexico LP-12-666.

Licensed courtesy Francisco Tirado. All songs written by Francisco Tirado, except “Hang Out,” “A Hole In My Life,” “I’m Crazy” written by Orlando Vázquez and “I’m Here, He’s Gone, She’s Cryin’ written by Adib Casta.
This reissue produced by Eothen Alapatt.
Liner notes by Enrique Rivas Viniegra..
Remastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.
All photos courtesy Francisco Tirado.
Special thanks to Thomas Hartlage and Shadoks Music.

Recorded January 1968 at Fabiola Studio in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, by Fabio Inoa.
Personnel: Francisco “Frank” Tirado (Bass, Vocals on “Colours,” “Please Come Back,” “Let Me Try,” “I Think It’s Allright,” “Once Upon a Time There Was A World”); Orlando “Orly” Vázquez (Guitar, Bass, Vocals on “Hang Out,” “A Hole In My Life,” “I´m Crazy”); Julio Arturo Fernández (Organ); Rafael Cruz (Drums); Pedrín García (Guitar), Adib Casta (Guitar, Vocals on “I´m Here, He´s Gone, She´s Cryin’” ).

LP, CD. NA 5145.

Various – Power to the People!

Now-Again | Apr. 1, 2016 | Catalog |

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Tracklist:

1. Eye Q: I Am Selfish
2. Wells Fargo: Watch Out
3. Stars of Liberty: Power To The People
4. Eye Q: Making Life Out Of Music
5. Wells Fargo: Coming Home
6. Magna Carta: Africa Sounds
7. Gypsy Caravan – Chistiuiti

Digital only. No NA catalog number.

Peace – Black Power

Now-Again | Mar. 1, 2016 | Catalog |

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Tracklist:

1. Black Power
2. I Have Got No Money
3. This Is The Time Now
4. I Need Mercy
5. Peaceful Man
6. Umbwalwa Ne Chamba
7. I Don’t Know
8. Get On The Way

Recording Information/Personnel:
Teddy Makombe (Lead guitar, lead vocals); Bruce Kaunda (rhythm guitar); Brower Machuta (Drums); Saul Manda (bass).
Original sessions produced by Edward Khuzayawo and Peace. Licensed, and all photos, courtesy Collins Makombe.

Originally released in 1975 on Zambia Music Parlour, ZMPL 17. Recorded at Malachite Film Studios, Chingola, Zambia in between 1973 and 1974 by unknown engineers, perhaps Geoff Kachusha Mulenga and Grayson Phiri.

This reissue produced, with liner notes, by Eothen Alapatt.
Additional contributions to liner notes from Leonard Koloko and Ben Phiri.
Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, CD. NA 5130.

Various – Wake Up You! Vol. 2

Now-Again | Feb. 27, 2016 | Catalog |

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VOL. 1

Tracklist:

CD:
1. Come Back 4:07 Theodore Nemy
2. Slipping Into Darkness 4:37 The Funkees
3. I Want A Break Thru 3:08 The Hykkers
4. In The Jungle (Vocal) 3:20 The Hygrades *
5. Babalawo 3:25 Shadow Abraham with Monomono Friends
6. Wake Up You 4:02 Waves
7. Shower Of Stone 3:40 War-Head Constriction
8. Love 5.01 Question Mark
9. Set Me Free 4.01 Action 13
10. Baby Rock 5:23 Jay U Experience
11. Flying Bird 3:31 The Doves
12. Awa Lani Arawa 3:53 Kukumbas
13. Life Will Move 5:10 The Believers
14. The Feelings 4:40 Tony Grey & the Black 7
15. Life In Cannan 3:10 Ceejebs
16. Who Made the World 4:32 The Identicals

LP:

A

Come Back 4:07 Theodore Nemy
Slipping Into Darkness 4:37 Funkees
I Want A Break Thru 3:08 Hykkers
In The Jungle (Vocal) 3:20 The Hygrades

B

Babalawo 3:25 Shadow Abraham with Monomono Friends
Wake Up You 4:02 Waves
Shower Of Stone 3:40 War-Head Constriction
Love 5.01 Question Mark
Set Me Free 4.01 Action 13

C

Baby Rock 5:23 Jay U Experience
Flying Bird 3:31 The Doves
Awa Lani Arawa 3:53 Kukumbas
Life Will Move 5:10 The Believers

D

The Feelings 4:40 Tony Grey & the Black 7
Life In Cannan 3:10 Ceejebs
Who Made the World 4:32 The Identicals

This compilation produced by Eothen Alapatt and Uchenna Ikonne.
Liner notes by Uchenna Ikonne, edited by Eothen Alapatt.

Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson for Busy Monster, Toronto, Canada.
Cover photography by Gilles Caron.

Hardcover book with CD, 2LP with softcover book in custom bookholder, Digital. 2016. NA 5125.

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