24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: NUMERO GROUP

Release date: 28/07/2009

Barcode: 0825764102513

Catalog no.: NUMV0000025

Item ID: 329388

The album 'Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth' is seen as 24-Carat Black's first and final chapter, barely a footnote in the well-documented history of Stax. This set, 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday', features 6 tracks. These were recorded in the first half of the '70s and meant for a second LP which never saw the light of day due to the label's financial problems and some rumblings within the band's line up. This collection is by no means a sequel. Missing are the poignant and bleak sermons, replaced by dusky, sensuous and druggy re-workings of love songs that mastermind Dale Warren had written as far back as 1965. The band's creative force Warren was an arranger who started out at Motown in the '60s. From the late '60s throughout the early '70s he composed the majority of string scores for the soul artists on Stax Records, arranging for such artists as Billy Eckstine, Eddie Floyd, Isaac Hayes, Albert King and the Staple Singers. (In fact, the title track, 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday', also appears on the Mad Lads' surprisingly psychedelic 'A New Beginning'-LP, produced and arranged by Warren in 1973.) This awesome Numero Records vinyl title of never before issued 24-Carat Black material is pressed on 150 gram vinyl and presented in an embossed gatefold sleeve. Sensational! (By the way - The members of 24-Carat Black would later turn up in the group Shotgun.)

Also available: GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY (CD).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More 24-CARAT BLACK...


24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH

24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH

Reissue on 180-gram vinyl of a classic underground soul LP, originally released by Stax in 1973. The album was produced and arranged by Dale Warren, who was a classical trained violinist and became staff writer for Motown (Supremes a.m.o.) in the '60s and for Stax (Isaac ... read more »

 

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

The album 'Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth' is seen as 24-Carat Black's first and final chapter, barely a footnote in the well-documented history of Stax. 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday' features 6 tracks, recorded in the first half of the '70s and meant for a second LP which ... read more »

 

 

More on the NUMERO GROUP label...


UNWOUND - KID IS GONE (3LP)

'Kid Is Gone' is the unquiet portrait of primal Unwound. Before 1993s Fake Train ripped through, theyd been Giant Henry, Supertanker, and Cygnus X-1, short-lived black holes gathering dark material into something built to explode. From Justin Trosper, Vern Rumsey, and ... read more »

 

JONES, FERN - THE GLORY ROAD

JONES, FERN - THE GLORY ROAD

"She sounded like Saturday night on a Sunday morning. Patsy on Jesus. Elvis without the pelvis. A mother, a wife, even an ordained minister. In the space of 20 years Fern Jones would perform in over 2000 tents and churches for nearly 50,000 people. She'd release two ... read more »

 

SENSATIONAL SAINTS - YOU WON'T BELIEVE IT

Formed in the early '50s under the watchful eye of Tuskegee, Alabama, transplant Charles Chambliss, the Sensational Saints were handpicked from a Cleveland clothing store, a pool room, and from a group of friends singing from a third story window. After years spent rotating ... read more »

 

CAVE DWELLERS - RUN AROUND (2X7")

CAVE DWELLERS - RUN AROUND (2X7")

Recorded in 1967 at Chicago's Universal Studios and laboriously laden with Buckinghams-style horns and strings, the Cave Dwellers thought theyd locked their first hit down. Given just a few minutes to produce a B-side, the quintet unleashed their primitive and ... read more »

 

94 EAST - IF YOU SEE ME/GAMES

94 EAST - IF YOU SEE ME/GAMES

94 East has become a Minneapolis Sound buzz word owing to the fact that Brooklyn transplant and bandleader Pepe Willie hired a 16-year-old Prince Rogers Nelson to add lead guitar to a bundle of his originals at Minneapoliss Cookhouse Studios in the winter of 1975. Known ... read more »

 

UNNATURAL FUNK BAND - STRANGE HAPPENINGS/LIVING IN THE PAST

UNNATURAL FUNK BAND - STRANGE HAPPENINGS/LIVING IN THE PAST

A few years removed from their 1970 Damon Studios session in Kansas City, Bump & The Soul Stompers, led by Jerald "Bump" Scott, responded to their era's off-kilter naming conventions to become Unnatural Funk Band. After failing to find a label home for "I ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.