Old School Jams, Volume 5 (2-CD)
by Various Artists

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: November 30, 2004
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Imports

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Fresh - Kool & the Gang (Original 12" Remix)
  • 2.Candy - Cameo (Original 12" UK Mix)
  • 3.Oh Sheila - Ready for the World
  • 4.Midas Touch - Midnight Star
  • 5.Best of My Love - The Emotions
  • 6.Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) - B.T. Express
  • 7.Shine Your Light - Graingers
  • 8.Give Me Your Love - Sylvia Striplin (Original 12" Mix)
  • 9.(Not Just) Knee Deep (Pt. 1) - Funkadelic
  • 10.All Night Long - The Mary Jane Girls
  • 11.Joy and Pain - Frankie Beverly / Maze
  • 12.Solid - Nick Ashford / Valerie Simpson / Ashford & Simpson
  • 13.Blame It on the Boogie - The Jacksons

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Planet Rock - Afrika Bambaataa / Soul Sonic Force / Afrika Bambaataa & The Cosmic Force
  • 2.White Horse - Laid Back (12" Mix)
  • 3.Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen
  • 4.Genius of Love - Tom Tom Club
  • 5.Take That to the Bank - Shalamar
  • 6.Running Away - Roy Ayers
  • 7.Ain't Nobody - Rufus & Chaka Khan / Chaka Khan
  • 8.Lovely Day - Bill Withers
  • 9.All This Love That I'm Giving - Gwen McCrae
  • 10.Jammin' Big Guitar - Vaughan Mason
  • 11.Funky Little Beat - Connie
  • 12.Body Mechanic - Quadrant Six
  • 13.Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) - Hashim (Original Mix)

Product Description:

Performers include: Kool & The Gang, BT Express, Funkadelic, Mary Jane Girls, The Jacksons, Afrika Bambaataa, Tom Tom Club, Shalamar.
Personnel: Rick Iantosca (guitar, keyboards, programming).
Here's another strong addition to SPG's Old School Jams series. Twenty-six tracks (spread across a pair of discs), almost all of which were staples on urban radio throughout the late '70s and early '80s. Without exception, each pick has aged well, often thanks in part to rap producers who have used them for sample fodder. Disco (The Emotions' "Best of My Love," the Jacksons' "Blame It on the Boogie"), funk (Funkadelic's "[Not Just] Knee Deep"), electro (Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock," Hashim's "Al Naafiysh [The Soul]"), and synthesized '80s R&B (Cameo's "Candy," Sylvia Striplin's "Give Me Your Love") are represented well. Several cuts are included in their extended (and often superior) mixes, making the compilation all the more appealing. ~ Andy Kellman

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  • UPC: 773848701629
  • Shipping Weight: 0.18/lbs (approx)
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