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Bobby Broom

Real name:

Robert Broom Jr.

Born in Harlem and raised in New York City but now residing in Chicago, where he has lived since 1984, Bobby Broom is one of the world’s premiere jazz guitarists and has performed with the likes of Art Blakey, Stanley Turrentine and Miles Davis, to name a few.

Although to date, he has recorded 14 albums, he only actually released a few singles, his last one being the electro funk classic ‘Beat Freak’, taken from his second album ‘Livin’ For The Beat’. It was produced and written by David Spradley and Ted Currier and featured on volume 6 of the classic Street Sounds Electro series.

Beat Freak [1984]

Label: Arista
Catalogue #: AD-1-9260
Year: 1984
Format: 12″
Country of Origin: US

Side A
Beat Freak (Album Version) [5:05]

Side B
Beat Freak (Dub Version) [5:08]
Beat Freak (Short Version) [3:58]