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Various - Country Funk 1969-1975 (Orange Swirl Vinyl)

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Double vinyl LP pressing. Outstanding 2012 collection. What in the hell is Country Funk you ask? The answer is a complicated one, in part due to the fact that Country Funk is an inherently defiant genre, escaping all efforts at easy categorization. The style encompasses the elation of gospel with the sexual thrust of the blues, country hoedown harmony with inner city grit. It is alternately playful and melancholic, slow jammin', and booty shakin'. It is both studio slick and barroom raw. And while these all may seem unlikely combinations at first glance, upon close listen, it all makes sweet sense. Country Funk 1969-1975 is a melting pot concoction of the music of Dale Hawkins, John Randolph Marr, Cherokee, Johnny Adams, Mac Davis, Bob Darin, Jim Ford, Gray Fox, Link Wray, Bobby Charles, Tony Joe White, Dennis the Fox, Larry Jon Wilson, Bobbie Gentry, Gritz, and Johnny Jenkins.

Side A:
L.A. Memphis Tyler Texas
Hello LA Bye Bye Birmingham
Georgia Morning Dew
Lucas Was A Redneck

Side B:
Light Blue
I Wanta Make Her Love Me
Hawg Frog
Fire And Brimstone

Side C:
Street People
Funky Business
Stupid Spider

Side D:
Ohoopee River Bottomland
He Made A Woman Out Of Me
Bayou Country
I Walk On Gilded Splinters