Winstons (The) - Color Him Father

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The Winstons - Color Him Father
(Soul Jazz)

1. Color Him Father
2. I ve Gotta Be Me
3. The Chokin Kind
4. The Greatest Love
5. A Handful of Friends
6. Everyday People
7. Love of the Common People
8. Wheel of Fortune
9. The Days of Sand and Shovels
10. Birds of a Feather
11. Only the Strong Survive
12. Traces
13. Amen Brother
14. Say Goodbye to Daddy (Bonus Track)
15. Mama s Song (Bonus Track)

Bonus 12”
1. Amen Brother (Extended Mix)

What Do Tyler The Creator, Mantronix, Stetsasonic, DJ Shadow, Eric B And Rakim, Brand Nubian, Jay-Z And N.W.A. Have In Common? How About UK Apachi And Shy FX, DJ Zinc, Bukem, Ganja Kru, Lemon D Ice, Dillinga, Photek, 4-Hero, Congo Natty, Krome And Time, Roni Size, Skream And Shut Up And Dance? Not To Mention The Prodigy, Squarepusher, Leftfield, Oasis, Aphex Twin, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, David Bowie, Primal Scream, Lady Gaga And Dizzee Rascal?

Answer: They Have All Sampled The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’, The Most Sampled Drum Break In The History Of Music (Over 5000+ According To Whosampled.Com), It Has Shaped The History Of Electronic Music Ever Since Its Creation In 1969.

This Is The Official Release Of The Winston’s ‘Color Him Father’ Album, Out Of Print For Fifty Years On Vinyl, A Glorious, Break-Heavy Album Of Soul, Funk And Gospel Featuring The Tracks ‘Color Him Father’, ‘Amen, Brother’ And Loads More.

The Fully Remastered Album Is Housed In Exact-Reproduction Original Sleeve And Design And Comes With 4 Extra Bonus Tracks That The Group Released Only As Singles. There Is Also A Very Special One-Off, First Pressing Only Of This Album That Comes With An Exclusive One-Sided Dubplate Special 12” Of ‘Amen, Brother’ Featuring A Specially Extended Break Mix Of The Classic Tune.

The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’ Was Originally The B-Side To ‘Color Him Father’, A Superb Soul Tune Released By A Multi-Racial Group From Washington, DC, In 1969. The Drum Break Was Played By George GC Coleman, And The Song Was Based On A Curtis Mayfield Guitar Riff. The Soul Connection Was No Coincidence. The Winstons Were Formed From The Backing Groups To Both Otis Redding And Curtis Mayfield And The Impressions Before They Came Into Their Own Spotlight. The Winstons Signed To Mayfield’s Curtom Records In Chicago In 1968. Drummer Extraordinaire GC Coleman Had Already Played With The Marvelettes, Otis Redding And Curtis Mayfield (And In The 1970s Would Play With The Funk Group Brick).

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