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PROPHETS OF PEACE: P.O.P/ 46th Street Bump Time (2012) 45 release

By way of a chaser for excellent recent LP compilation Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis St Paul 1964-1979, Secret Stash Records now drop a previously-unreleased Prophets Of Peace 45 from back when it was all flares and ‘fros. The Minneapolis-based 8-piece released at least one single back in the mid-seventies and began work on an LP but it was
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VARIOUS: ‘Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis St Paul 1964-1979’ (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
Many are the organising priniciples behind the funk and soul compilation – sub-genre, film tie-ins, as-sampled-bys, rarity, country of origin, gender of singer, you can pretty much name it, but my favourite – because it’s yielded most of my all-time favourites – is by U.S. city. The Soul Jazz label managed to pop out not one but three for New Orleans back in the day, as well as covering Miami
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