1619 BAD ASS BAND- 1619 Bad Ass Band
★First complete limited edition
The "extremely rare" soul and funk "1619 Bad Ass Band" was released in 1976 on TSG, a top rare groove label.
The album has a wide range of grooves, from mellow middle dancers to straight-ahead vocal funk to slow grooves, and it's a true masterpiece of rare groove!
The 1619 Bad Ass Band, a New Jersey quintet of Khalid Abdul Shaheed (p), Carl A. Harris (b), Phyllis Harris (vo), Ogden Lee Jr. (g), and Ernie (ds), released their only 1976 album on TSG, a rare groove secret. Album!
Starting with the superb disco funk "Love To Love" (M1), the album features the heavy funk "Step Out" (M3) with its strong drum break, also known as DJ SHADOW material, and "Nothing Can Stop My Loving You" featuring female vocals ( M5), the superb crossover soul of "Just For You" (M6), and the mellow soul ballad "Rain (Always Finds Me Crying)" (M7). The bonus track on the CD, the rare groove classic "For Your Love" (M11), is also a must-have for diggers and listeners of classic soul and funk!