SINISTER VINYL COLLECTION: TOWER OF POWER – AIN’T NOTHIN’ STOPPIN’ US NOW (1976)

Abril 20, 2012

Artista: Tower of Power

País: United States 

Álbum: Ain’t Nothin’ Stoppin’ Us Now

Ano de gravação / lançamento: 1976

Músicos: Edward McGhee (vocal), Greg Adams (trompete, flugelhorn e vocais), Emilio Castillo (sax tenor e vocais), Stephen “Doc” Kupka (sax barítono), Mic Gillette (trompete, trombone, flugelhorn e vocais), Lenny Pickett (sax tenor, sax alto e lyricon), Chester Thompson (órgão, pianos elétrico e acústico, sintetizador, clavinete e vocais), Bruce Conte (guitarra e vocais), Francis “Rocco” Prestia (baixo), Ron E. Beck (bateria, percussão e vocais), Bill Lamb (trompete, trombone e flugelhorn), Patricia Henley (vocais), Melba Joyce (vocais), Ivory Stone (vocais) e Carol Rogers (vocais).

Arranjos: Greg Adams, Chester Thompson e Tower of Power

Produção: Emilio Castillo e Tower of Power

Direção de arte, design e fotografia: Bruce Steinberg

Gênero: Soul / Funk / Jazz-Funk / R&B

Selo: Warner Bros. / PC 34302

Prensagem: United States 

Lado A: 01. Ain’t Nothin’ Stoppin’ Us Now / 02. By Your Side / 03. Make Someone Happy / 04. Doin’ Alright / 05. Because I Think the World of You

Lado B: 01. You Ought to Be Havin’ Fun / 02. Can’t Stand to See the Slaughter / 03. It’s So Nice / 04. Deal With It / 05. While We Went to the Moon

TOWER OF POWER – AIN’T NOTHIN’ STOPPIN’ US NOW (1977)

TOWER OF POWER – BY YOUR SIDE

TOWER OF POWER – DOIN’ ALRIGHT

TOWER OF POWER – BECAUSE I THINK THE WORLD OF YOU

TOWER OF POWER – YOU OUGHT TO BE HAVING FUN

TOWER OF POWER – AIN’T NOTHIN’ STOPPIN’ US NOW + YOU OUGHT TO BE HAVING FUN (2008)

TOWER OF POWER – CAN’T STAND TO SEE THE SLAUGHTER (live)

TOWER OF POWER – IT’S SO NICE

TOWER OF POWER – WHILE WE WENT TO THE MOON


SINISTER VINYL COLLECTION: TOWER OF POWER – TOWER OF POWER (1973)

Abril 20, 2012

Artista: Tower of Power

País: United States 

Álbum: Tower of Power

Ano de gravação / lançamento: 1973

Músicos: Lenny Williams (vocal), Greg Adams (trompete, flugelhorn e vocais), Emilio Castillo (sax tenor e vocais), Stephen “Doc” Kupka (sax barítono, oboé e vocais), Mic Gillette (trompete, trombone, flugelhorn e vocais), Lenny Pickett (sax tenor, clarinete, flauta e vocais), Chester Thompson (órgão e vocais), Bruce Conte (guitarra e vocais), Francis “Rocco” Prestia (baixo), Brent Byars (bongos e congas), David Garibaldi (bateria), Jay Spell (piano) e Bruce Steinberg (harmônica).

Arranjos de cordas e condução: Greg Adams

Produção: Tower of Power

Capa / foto: Bruce Steinberg

Gênero: Soul / Funk / Jazz-Funk / R&B

Selo: Warner Bros. / BS 2681

Prensagem: United States 

Lado A: 01. What Is Hip? / 02. Clever Girl / 03. This Time It’s Real / 04. Will I Ever Find a Love? / 05. Get Yo’ Feet Back on the Ground

Lado B: 01. So Very Hard to Go / 02. Soul Vaccination / 03. Both Sorry Over Nothin’ / 04. Clean Slate / 05. Just Another Day

TOWER OF POWER – WHAT IS HIP? (1973)

TOWER OF POWER – WHAT IS HIP? (1977)

TOWER OF POWER – CLEVER GIRL

TOWER OF POWER – THIS TIME IT’S REAL (1973)

TOWER OF POWER – THIS TIME IT’S REAL (1996)

TOWER OF POWER – WILL I EVER FIND A LOVE?

TOWER OF POWER – GET YO’ FEET BACK ON THE GROUND (2010)

TOWER OF POWER – SO VERY HARD TO GO

TOWER OF POWER – SO VERY HARD TO GO (1973)

TOWER OF POWER – SOUL VACCINATION

TOWER OF POWER – SOUL VACCINATION (1991)

TOWER OF POWER – CLEAN SLATE

TOWER OF POWER – JUST ANOTHER DAY


SINISTER VINYL COLLECTION: TOWER OF POWER – BUMP CITY (1972)

Abril 20, 2012

Artista: Tower of Power

País: United States 

Álbum: Bump City

Ano de gravação / lançamento: 1972

Músicos: Rick Stevens (vocal), Skip Mesquite (sax tenor, flauta e vocal), Emilio Castillo (sax tenor e vocais), Greg Adams (trompete, trompa, flugelhorn, piano e vocais), Stephen “Doc” Kupka (sax barítono e vocais), Mic Gillette (trompete, trombone, trompa e vocais), Willie James Fulton (guitarra e vocais), David Garibaldi (bateria), Francis “Rocco” Prestia (baixo), Brent Byars (congas e vocais), Jay Spell (piano e órgão) e The Memphis Strings (seção de cordas).

Arranjos: Greg Adams

Produção: Ron Capone e Tower of Power

Capa / fotos: Bruce Steinberg

Gênero: Soul / Funk / Jazz-Funk / R&B

Selo: Warner Bros. / BS 2616 (vinil 180 gramas)

Prensagem: United States 

Lado A: 01. You Got to Funkifize / 02. What Happened to the World That Day? / 03. Flash in the Pan / 04. Gone (In Memory of Jacqueline Mesquite) / 05. You Strike My Main Nerve

Lado B: 01. Down to the Nightclub / 02. You’re Still a Young Man / 03. Skating on Thin Ice / 04. Of the Earth

TOWER OF POWER – YOU GOT TO FUNKIFIZE

TOWER OF POWER – YOU GOT TO FUNKIFIZE (1989)

TOWER OF POWER – WHAT HAPPENED TO THE WORLD THAT DAY?

TOWER OF POWER – FLASH IN THE PAN

TOWER OF POWER – YOU STRIKE MY MAIN NERVE (1998)

TOWER OF POWER – DOWN TO THE NIGHTCLUB

TOWER OF POWER – DOWN TO THE NIGHTCLUB (1991)

TOWER OF POWER – YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN

TOWER OF POWER – YOU’RE STILL A YOUNG MAN (2005)