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Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993

Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993

Label: Strut Records
Released: 2020
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Track Listing

Children Of Tomorrow's Dreams; Soul Love Now; Drummers From Ibadan; Nia; Doin The Carvin For Thabo; Look At The People; Third House; African Rhythms; Follow Me; People.

Additional Personnel / Information

Theatre West-Clarence Young III: vocals, piano; Sigmond Dillard: electric bass; Sam Carter: drums; Delbert Taylor: trumpet, piano, vocals; Herbert Nelson: alto saxophone; Ben Wilson: vibraphone; Bruce Anthoney Davis, Carl Payne, Bobby Collins, Beneda Brown: vocals. Oneness Of Juju (Soul Love Now)-Plunky Branch: tenor saxophone, percussion, vocals; Melvin “Slyp” Glover: guitar; Muzi Branch: electric bass, percussion; Al-Hammel Rasul: piano, vocals; Lon Moshe: marimba; Babatunde Lea: drums, vocals; Rafael Solano, Richard “Dick” Watkins: congas; Eka-Ete Jackie Lewis: lead vocals. Byard Lancaster-Byard Lancaster: flute; Eric Lewis: berimbau; Tunde Kuboye and Drummers from Ibadan: African drums. Juju-Plunky Branch: soprano saxophone, flute; Phil Branch: electric bass; Al-Hammel Rasul: piano, percussion; Lon Moshe: vibraphone; Babatunde Lea: drums, percussion; Ngoma Ya Uhuru: bells, spoken word. Lon Moshe-Marvin Daniels: trumpet; Lon Moshe: vibraphone; “Ras Mel” Melvin Glover, Jr.: guitar; Nathaniel “Nat” Lee: piano; Calvin Craddock: bass; Reggie Brisbane, Jr: drums; Ndikho Xaba: percussion, congas. Wayne Davis- Wayne Davis: lead vocals, piano, synthesizer, tambourine; Leron Young: lead guitar; James Funches: bass guitar; Philip Stancil: synthesizer; Stephen A. Walker: drums; Albert Robinson: percussion; Edward Duncan III, Al McCray, Jerome Bell, Wayne Davis: vocal ensemble. Southern Energy Ensemble-Marvin “Dash” Daniels: trumpet, flugelhorn; Al Clarke: alto saxophone; Nathaniel “Nat” Lee: piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Michael “Wolf” Pitt: bass; William “Spike” Johnson: drums, percussion; Adolphus “Peddie” Maples: congas, shekere; Tony “Onginga” Joyner: congas, shekere. Oneness Of Juju (African Rhythms)-Plunky Branch: Electric Maestro Bi-Phased Saxophone, shekere, vocals; Al-Hammel Rasul: Fender Rhodes; Muzi Branch: electric bass, vocals; Lon Moshe: vibraphone; John D, Ndikho Xaba: percussion; Simbo: congas; Ronnie Toler: drums; Eka-Ete Jackie Lewis: vocals. Okyerema Asante-Okyerema Asante: African drums, percussion, leader; Plunky Branch: tenor saxophone, Electric Maestro Bi-Phased Saxophone; Ras Mel Glover: guitar; Muzi Branch: electric bass; Timothy Hall: synthesizer; Andre Thomas: drums; Simbo: congas; Judy Spears, “Iceman” Ron Wallace: vocals. Experience Unlimited-Clarence “Oscar” Smith: lead vocals; Donald R. Fields: acoustic guitar, vocals; Gregory “Sugar Bear” Elliott: bass; Michael “Prof. Funk” Hughes: electric piano; Anthony “Block” Easton: drums; Andre “Pops” Lucas: congas, percussion, lead vocals; Melva “Lady” Adams: lead vocals, vocals; Bobby Owens, Wayne Davis: vocals.


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