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JOE FARRELL/ ARTIFACTS: Upon This Rock (MR FANTASTIC edit)/ Whassup Now Muthafucka(Vinyl 7″)

The original release of saxophonist Joe Farrell’s funky jazz-rock epic Upon This Rock from 1974 is around twelve minutes long and takes a good three and a half minutes of ‘fusion’-style farting about before it even gets funky – though when it does get funky, it gets very funky indeed. So much so in fact that Artifacts, Method Man, Common, Redman and Kanye West have all plundered the track for their own beats at
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BABE RUTH/ ORGANIZED KONFUSION: The Mexican (MR FANTASTIC EDIT)/ Prisoners Of War (2017)

The Mexican Prisoners Of War Babe Ruth Mr Fantastic Organiized Konfusion OriginalsThe Originals label continue their essential mission to re-release classic sampled tracks and the tracks that sampled them, one on either side of a classic seven inch vinyl platter. In this case, an extra breaks edit of Babe Ruth’s The Mexican (a mainstay of Kool Herc’s sets at block parties back in the day) – by Mr Fantastic and a Babe Ruth-sampling Prisoners Of War by Organized Konfusion
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