King Ernest Baker & Pieces Of Peace ‎– Somebody Somewhere (Is Playing With Yours)

Funk Records * Vinyl * 7″ * 45rpm * USA

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The “Records” in the labeldesign is obviously nicked from the Louisiana Paula Label (maybe a revenge against Young Holt? See below), the text layout & feels very much like the Syl Johnson’s Twinight label where they worked at.

“The line-up of “Rahmlee” Michael Davis and Jerry Wilson on horns, John Bishop on guitar, Bernard Reed on bass, and Hal “Heavy” Nesbitt on drums had formed while working for Carl Davis at Brunswick. As employees, Pieces Of Peace were behind such legendary sessions as “Can I Change My Mind” for Tyrone Davis and the massive “Soulful Strut,” which was absurdly credited to Young-Holt Unlimited, though neither Isaac Young nor Redd Holt played on that session. After a falling out with the egomaniacal Davis, they literally walked out of Brunswick, straight down Michigan Avenue 2131. Syl Johnson put them to work immediately backing what would become his signature song, “Is It Because I’m Black.” Discogs

David Robinson ‎– I’m A Carpenter

Orbitone ‎– 1055 * Vinyl * 7″ * USA

I heard this unbeatable Nola Funk banger first from Keb Darge at the Funk Squad clubnight in 1994. I loved that track (and others) and he loved Rickey Calloway so we swopped a fist full of 45’s against Calloway. Later included on my compilation and marketed several times ever since.

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