Function Underground: The Black & Brown AMerican Rock Sound does excellent and necessary work in bringing to greater prominence some of the amazing non-white rock and roll music made in America between 1969 and 1974. This material is absolutely scorching, and most of it is also extremely rare: generally private pressings receiving their first reissue here. Get it on vinyl from Now-Again.
Vinyl LP £22.49 NA5149LP
LP on Now-Again.
7/10 Jack 27th December 2017
This album collects little known bands from "The Black and Brown American Rock Sound 1972-1977" as the booklet states. But some of these tracks were released as early as 1969. This can sit nicely next to the 2 CD "Running The VooDoo Down" set that collects Black rock, psyche, jazz, funk, and soul from '67-'80. This album goes one better by collecting obscure bands that nonetheless had made some good music. Not just a curiosity, this music can stand on it's own as good examples of the "Black and Brown Rock Sound".
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