Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Tower Of Power - Tower Of Power 40th Anniversary (2011)

Tower Of Power - Tower Of Power 40th Anniversary (2011)
Artist: Tower Of Power
Title Of Album: Tower Of Power 40th Anniversary
Year Of Release: 2011
Label: TOP Records
Genre: Funk / Jazz / R&B / Soul
Format: MP3
Bitrate: CBR 320 kbps
Tracks: 17
Total Time: 01:16:23
Total Size: 180 MB


01. We Came To Play [02:19]
02. Soul With a Capital “S” [05:07]
03. Can’t Stand To See the Slaughter [04:20]
04. Down To the Nightclub [01:57]
05. It’s Not the Crime [02:55]
06. You Got To Funkifize [04:31]
07. As Surely As I Stand Here [06:46]
08. I Got to Groove [06:04]
09. This Time It’s Real [04:03]
10. Souled Out [04:30]
11. Time Will Tell [04:47]
12. Only So Much Oil In the Ground [03:48]
13. Credit [04:22]
14. A Little Knowledge (Is a Dangerous Thing) [04:44]
15. What Is Hip? [04:28]
16. You’re Still a Young Man [05:58]
17. Knock Yourself Out [05:37]


Emilio Castillo - Tenor Sax and vocals
Stephen "Doc" Kupka - Baritone Sax
Rocco Prestia - Bass
David Garibaldi - Drums
Adolfo Acosta - Trumpet
Mike Bogart - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone
Tom E. Politzer - Lead Tenor Sax
Roger Smith - Keyboards
Mark Harper - Guitar
Larry Braggs - Lead Vocalist

Two disc (CD + DVD) release from one of the seminal bands of the Soul and Funk scene of the late 60's, early 70's, Tower of Power has been funkin' the house since 1968. This live concert CD and DVD is loaded with extras, and includes original band members Emilio Castillo, Doc Kupka, David Garibaldi, Rocco Prestia, Mic Gillette, Greg Adams, Skip Mesquite, Chester Thompson, Lenny Pickett, and Bruce Conte. There are two additional bonus features on the DVD that are also must haves. One is the "East Bay Tour," with Emilio, Doc, Rocco and David Garibaldi taking the fans on a tour of their old stomping grounds.


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