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After several years of extensive work and painstaking research the latest in our explorations into regional US funk obscurities is finally here. Has the wait for California Funk been worth it' Well, let's see what we have: 21 of the finest, rarest and most desirable funk recordings from the Sunshine state, put together for the first time with the personal blessing of each and every artist represented herein - shoddy bootleg this is not! Both the LP and CD contain in-depth sleeve notes detailing the history of funk and R&B in California and the social conditions which led to the funk explosion of the late '60s. In addition there are thoroughly researched notes for every individual track, revealing for the first time the hidden stories behind such revered and enigmatic artists as Leon Gardner, Arthur Monday and Delores Ealy. The double LP is presented on two pieces of 180 g virgin vinyl, lavishly housed in a double gatefold sleeve with full color inners, label scans and extensive liner notes featuring many previously unseen photos of the bands and musicians involved. The CD houses the same in a 24 page color booklet.

Track List
  1. All Bundled Into One - Water Color
  2. What Goes Around Comes Around - Arthur Monday
  3. Farm Song - Leon Gardner
  4. Turn It Over - Chucky Thurmon
  5. Honeydripper - Delores Ealy
  6. I Who Have Nothing - Ray Frazier
  7. Arriba Tipo - Enrique Olivarez
  8. Cruising Down Sunset - 4th Coming
  9. Political Rag - King Solomon
  10. North Richmond Breakaway - JGD & the New Breed
  11. Supercool Brother - LA Bare Faxx
  12. Curse Upon the World - Apple & Three Oranges
  13. Cold Heat - Lil' Lavair
  14. Get It Right - Rhon Silva
  15. Funky Fire - Billy Larkin
  16. WB302 - California Gold Notes
  17. Talking About My Baby - John Heartsman & Circles
  18. Al's Place - Enrique Olivarez
  19. What's Going On - Mr Clean
  20. Smokin' Tidbits - Edwards Generation
  21. Bones - Winter

Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
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