As the Kashmere Stage Band documentary Thundersoul continues to make the festival rounds, we here at Now-Again get a bit more serious about the idea that record collector and indie-distribution kingpin Joe Mansfield have been discussing for a while now: the definitive Kashmere Stage Band eight-LP box set. That day might come soon…. take a look at the sheet music that Mansfield dug out of his collection yesterday, above.
Yes, at one point in the distant past, any high school student in the nation could attempt to recreate the magical funk that the high school students at Kashmere Senior High School played under the direction of Conrad O. Johnson. An example is below.
Download: Kashmere Stage Band “Super Bad (Egon’s extended edit)” from our Texas Funk anthology.