Leon Mitchison And The Eastex Freeway Band – Street Scene (12″)

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Now-Again offers on this exclusive 12-inch release the original and alternate versions of Mitchison’s “Street Scene” – the most sought-after Mitchitone heavy funk classic recorded by the dynamo Eastex Freeway Band (named after Highway 59 that cut across Houston’s Fifth Ward near Mitchison’s home).


Side A
1.Street Scene (Original Version)
2.Street Scene (Original Instrumental)

Side B
1.Street Scene (Alternate Version)
2.Street Scene (Alternate Instrumental)


Produced by Leon Mitchison.
Produced for reissue by Egon. Mastered at Bionic, L.A., by Dave Cooley. Artwork and design by Matt Rowland. Photography by B+ (www.mochilla.com).

Written by Leon Mitchison (Mitchitone Publishing – BMI). Produced by Leon Mitchison. Licensed courtesy Leon Mitchison. Original version released on Mitchitone Records 7-inch #8025. Recording date unknown, perhaps 1974. Unknown studio, perhaps Claude Robinson’s Studio, Houston, TX. Unknown engineer, perhaps Claude Robinson.

12″ Single. 2005. NA5018.