VARIOUS - STONE CRUSH (2LP/ORANGE/RED)

VARIOUS - STONE CRUSH (2LP/ORANGE/RED)

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: LIGHT IN THE AT

Release date: 03/04/2020

Barcode: 0826853116510

Catalog no.: LITA120000165

Item ID: 489669

'Stone Crush' is the definitive overview of Memphis' modern soul scene of the post-Stax years. It's a collection of funky tracks of hope-from dentist O.T. Sykes, who traded dental work for studio time, to the ad-man who moonlighted as the visionary mastermind behind Captain Fantastic & Starfleet, few of them ever had anything to do with a hit, but across the board, each believed. Like Cato Walker, whose father's gig as B.B. King's driver got him an in, and The Bar-Kays' former costume maker Libra, some had tangential connections to the city's deep-rooted music scene that gave them a head start on their hopeful path to fame. Over a decade in the making, 'Stone Crush' is an expertly curated compilation of these home-grown slices of Memphis stylings, from roller skate boogie to private press soul to bedroom funk-rare sides whose original copies are considered holy grails by DJs and collectors all over. This collection does more than transport us to a time gone by. It helps us hear what couldn't be heard then. Compiled by Daniel Mathis and Chad Weekley. Liner notes by Memphis curator/writer Andria Lisle and Grammy Award-winning writer Robert Gordon. Includes unseen archive photos and ephemera. The vinyl is housed in a gatefold jacket with 24-page full-color book.
TRACKS:
01. Stone Crush On You - O.T. Sykes
02. The Doctor - L.A.
03. I'll Get To That - Tom Sanders
04. No Seat Dancin' - Frankie Alexander
05. Keep It To Yourself - Captain Fantastic & Starr Fleet
06. Under Cover Lover - Captain Fantastic & Starr Fleet
07. (I'm) Choosing You - Magic Morris
08. He Left You Standing There - Sir Henry Ivy
09. You Mean Everything To Me - Sweet Pearl
10. Can We Melt The Ice - Morris
11. Is It Love - J- Phakta
12. Slice Of Heaven - Cato
13. Take Time Out For Love - Frankie Alexander
14. What Does It Take To Know (A Woman Like You) - Greg Mason
15. Always - Silk Satin & Lace
16. Lollie Pop - Kick
17. Right Thing - Kick
18. Convict Me - Libra

Also available: STONE CRUSH (CD), STONE CRUSH (2LP/BLACK) (LP).

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