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Category: Janus Records


Freddie Roulette’s Sweet, Funky Steel

Freddie Roulette coaxes all manner of sweet, funky feeling out of his doubleneck lap steel guitar on the track “Joaquin” from his debut solo album: “Joaquin“ Freddie Roulette (1973) Steel Guitar:  Freddie Roulette Bass, Acoustic Guitar:  Victor Conte Drums:  Paul Lagos Guitar:  Coleman Head Saxophone:  Richard Aplanap Mixed by Fred

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"The Message"

“The Message”: Nyah Rock from the UK

K-Tel put out a 70s hits package called Super Bad and wisely decided to include Cymande‘s moody and mysterious 1972 hit, “The Message“: “The Message“ Cymande (1972) According to Discogs — Formed 1971 in London, England, disbanded 1974.  Cymande played what they themselves called Nyah Rock:  a mixture of funk, soul,

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