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Discotheque Soul Part II

Ricky Williams

  • Label: Mush
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Genres: Bboy Breaks, Beats, Funk, Soul Funk
  • Format: 7 inch
  • Catalogue number: MSH101

Availability: Out of stock


Mushi 45 is a new, limited-edition 7" series aimed at those DJs who wish that their favourite obscure funk and soul tracks came with longer drum breaks. On the A-side you'll find a "Break Edit" of Ricky Williams' sought-after 1971 cut "Discotheque Soul (Part II)". In keeping with the vibe of the original, the tasty re-edit is a whirlwind trip through Hammond-laden party funk territory - all wild instrument solos and extended percussion workouts. On the flip, the un-credited editor takes his or her scalpel to Les Baxter's "Hogin Machine", a harmonica-heavy rhythm and blues slammer that first appeared on the artist's 1969 soundtrack to the largely forgotten film Hell's Belles. Since Baxter's original version is little over 90 seconds long, this extended, break-driven re-edit is arguably much needed.

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Discotheque Soul Part II



Side 1
1. Ricky Williams - "Discotheque Soul" (part 2 - Break edit)
Side 2
1. Les Baxter - "Hogin' Machine" (Break edit)