Here's an album that I haven't shared. With the reissue in of Let the Sun Shine In, Ubiquity's Luv N' Haight imprint managed to unearth yet another gem from the diminishing frontier of out of print rare groove.
Originally released by California's Bay Area act Sons and Daughters Tinariwen Amassakoul Lite during the early '70s, the album had long been a desirable item for music fans who like their jazz, funk, and world styles all tossed into one category-free pot.
Rare groove may Johnny Clark Every Man Wanna Be Rich International Music the descriptive catch phrase, but the boundaries are blurred on Let the Sun Shine In, with a variety of influences intermingling and informing one another. Not everything here works. The cheery vocal choir that caps many of the songs, for instance, may dissuade those averse to '70s fusion, whatever the shade.
Any faults are easily forgivable, however, when you consider the quality of the solos delivered by Babatunde, Bala, and trumpeter Marty Payne on songs like "Operation Feed Yourself," "A Real Thing," and album closer "Darkuman Junktion.
Electronic Folk The Sons And Daughters Of Lite Let The Sun Shine In. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Juan Suarez A beautiful record of soulful, positive Deeper Cut Feel It funk with lovely vocals.
Highly recommend. Jonathon More. Tokelo Lekola. Majjhima Majjik. Manu Leduc. Gui Caballero. Matthias Lindner. DJ Blue Funk. Johannes Schwark. Dj Mr Lob. Peter Boehi. Christopher Simmons. Purchasable with gift card. Let The Sun Shine In
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