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Tower Of Power - Tower Of Power FLAC album


Performer: Tower Of Power
Genre: Jazz / Soul and Funk music
Title: Tower Of Power
Country: US
Released: 2014
Style: Jazz-Funk, Soul, Funk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1653 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1144 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1359 mb
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Tower of Power is the third album release for the Oakland-based band, Tower of Power. This is their most successful album to date, which was released in May 1973. The album peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Top LPs chart in 1973 and received a gold record award for sales in excess of 500,000

Tower of Power is an American R&B-based horn section and band, originating in Oakland, California, that has been performing since 1968. There have been a number of lead vocalists, the most well-known being Lenny Williams, who fronted the band between early 1973 and late 1974, the period of their greatest commercial success.

The Very Best Of Tower Of Power: The Warner Years. WMG (от лица компании "Warner Urban Music"); LatinAutor, ASCAP, ARESA" и другие авторские общества (4).

Biography by Greg Prato. The quintessential horn-driven funk-rock band of the 1970s.

Tower of Power - the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in Soul Music – is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with a dynamic album of all new material. A labor of love, definitively titled Soul Side of Town, this package is charged with 14 filler-free songs. As always, the songs on Tower of Power’s Soul Side of Town were primarily composed by the hit-making team of founding members Emilio Castillo and Stephen Doc Kupka who also hold down the world famous 5-man Tower of Power Horns. Tower of Power Newsletter Signup. Our own David Garibaldi - The Owner of the Tower of Power Drum Chair - graces the cover of Drumhead Magazine!

Tower of Power is the third album release for the Oakland-based band, Tower of Power. 15 on the Billboard Top LPs chart in 1973 and received a gold record award for sales in excess of 500,000

Power is a studio album by Tower of Power released in 1987 on the A&M Records-distributed Cypress Records label. It was released a year earlier with additional and/or different songs in Europe under the title . not to be confused with their 1993 album of the same name). This was the only album to feature vocalist Ellis Hall, a protégé of Ray Charles, who also plays keyboards and rhythm guitar. Hall was unique to TOP as he is thus far the only blind lead vocalist of the group

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 What Is Hip?
Written-By – D. Garibaldi*, E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
5:03
A2 Clever Girl
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*, W. Fulton*
2:52
A3 This Time It's Real
Written-By – D. Bartlett*, E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
2:52
A4 Will I Ever Find A Love?
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:48
A5 Get Yo' Feet Back On The Ground
Written-By – W. Fulton*
4:51
B1 So Very Hard To Go
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:37
B2 Soul Vaccination
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
5:10
B3 Both Sorry Over Nothin'
Written-By – E. Castillo*, L. Williams*, S. Kupka*
3:22
B4 Clean Slate
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*, W. Fulton*
3:20
B5 Just Another Day
Written-By – B. Conte*
4:38

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Kuptillo Music
  • Published By – Mobetta Music
  • Published By – Zambezi Music

Credits

  • Arranged By, Conductor [Strings], Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals – Greg Adams
  • Bass – Francis Rocco Prestia
  • Congas, Bongos – Brent Byars
  • Design, Illustration, Photography By, Harmonica – Bruce Steinberg
  • Drums – David Garibaldi
  • Guitar, Vocals – Bruce Conte
  • Lead Vocals – Lenny Williams
  • Mixed By [Mixing Assistant] – Alan Chinowsky
  • Organ, Vocals – Chester Thompson
  • Producer – Tower Of Power
  • Producer [Production Supervision], Saxophone [2nd Tenor Sax], Vocals – Emilio Castillo
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Jim Gaines
  • Saxophone [1st Tenor Sax], Flute, Clarinet, Vocals – Lenny Pickett
  • Saxophone [Baritone Sax], Oboe, Vocals – Stephen Kupka
  • Trumpet, Trombone, Flugelhorn, Horns [Baritone Horn], Vocals – Mic Gillette

Notes

All tracks published by Kuptillo Music, except A5 published by Mobetta Music and B5 published by Zambezi Music.

Originally released in 1973.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 8 718469 53721 1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 8718469537211
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 10518 1A MOVLP 1243
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 10518 1B MOVLP 1243
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album, Gre) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 US 1973
HD 97 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album) Joongang Record Co. HD 97 South Korea Unknown
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album, RP) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 US Unknown
WB 46 223 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP) Warner Bros. Records WB 46 223 Germany 1973
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 Canada 1973

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 What Is Hip?
Written-By – D. Garibaldi*, E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
5:03
A2 Clever Girl
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*, W. Fulton*
2:52
A3 This Time It's Real
Written-By – D. Bartlett*, E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
2:52
A4 Will I Ever Find A Love?
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:48
A5 Get Yo' Feet Back On The Ground
Written-By – W. Fulton*
4:51
B1 So Very Hard To Go
Soloist, Flugelhorn – Greg AdamsWritten-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:37
B2 Soul Vaccination
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
5:10
B3 Both Sorry Over Nothin'
Written-By – E. Castillo*, L. Williams*, S. Kupka*
3:22
B4 Clean Slate
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*, W. Fulton*
3:20
B5 Just Another Day
Written-By – B. Conte*
4:38

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation

Credits

  • Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings], Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals – Greg Adams
  • Baritone Saxophone, Oboe, Vocals – Stephen Kupka
  • Bass – Francis Rocco Prestia
  • Congas, Bongos – Brent Byars
  • Design, Illustration, Photography By, Harmonica [A Taste Of] – Bruce Steinberg
  • Drums – David Garibaldi
  • Guitar, Vocals – Bruce Conte
  • Lead Vocals – Lenny Williams
  • Mixed By [Mixing Assistant] – Alan Chinowsky
  • Organ, Vocals – Chester Thompson
  • Piano, Other [Special Thanks] – Jay Spell
  • Producer – Tower Of Power
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Jim Gaines
  • Supervised By [Production Supervision], Tenor Saxophone [2nd], Vocals – Emilio Castillo
  • Tenor Saxophone [1st], Flute, Clarinet, Vocals – Lenny Pickett
  • Trumpet, Trombone, Flugelhorn, Horns [Baritone Horn], Vocals – Mic Gillette

Notes

Kuptillo Music [A1 to A4, B1 to B4]
Mobetta Music [A5]
Zambezi Music [B5]
All selections are ASCAP
Thanks to Ron Barnett, Doug “Kim” Sohn, David Crockett, Jerry Perkins, Alan Chinowsky

Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Subsidiary & Licensee of Warner Bros. Inc. […] • Made in U.S.A. ©1973 – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

Specialty Records Corporation pressing denoted by “SP” in runouts.
Release year uncredited, identified by label layout.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 07599272671
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching A): BS-2681 40385A-WB SP 1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching B): BS-2-2681 WW3 SP 1-1
  • Price Code: 0598

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album, Gre) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 US 1973
HD 97 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album) Joongang Record Co. HD 97 South Korea Unknown
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album, RP) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 US Unknown
WB 46 223 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP) Warner Bros. Records WB 46 223 Germany 1973
BS 2681 Tower Of Power Tower Of Power ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2681 Canada 1973