Grand Wizard Theodore & The Fantastic Romantic Five – Can I Get A Soul Clapp

Soul Wax Inc. (US) [2002/860-0097] 1982 Theodore (Teddy) Livingston is widely accepted to have been the inventor of the scratch and the needle drop. He began his career as part of the L Brothers (Livingston Brothers), with his brothers Mean Gene & Cordie-O and went on to appear in the cult movie “Wildstyle” with the Fantastic Freaks aka Fantastic Five […]

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Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message

Sugar Hill Records (US) [SH-584] 1982 This is probably the most well known track by Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five and was a break from the usual party anthems. It was slower than other records of the time and had a synthesized hook with lyrics that told of the hardships of urban life. The main track only featured Melle […]

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