Action Speaks Louder Than Words- Expanded Edition - Chocolate Milk

Action Speaks Louder Than Words- Expanded Edition
Released on 24/10/11.

Originally formed as a four-piece in Memphis, Chocolate Milk released their debut album Action Speaks Louder Than Words in 1975 after relocating to New Orleans to become the house band for legendary producer Allen Toussaint.

The title cut from the Toussaint-produced debut was a #15 R&B hit, reaching the Pop charts and providing the band with their signature song. The album also made the R&B Top 40.

Action Speaks Louder Than Words went on to become heavily-sampled in hip hop, appearing on the debut album by Eric b. & Rakim, among many others. BBR is very proud to present ACTION Speaks Louder Than Words, In full, expanded form, complete with extensive liner notes that feature interviews along with added bonus material. Released in deluxe Super Jewel cases this BBR remaster is a must have for all Funk, R&B and Soul fans out there!
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Code: CDBBR0085
Weight: 200
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Action Speaks Louder Than Words / Time Machine / My Mind Is Hazy / Confusion / Pretty Pimpin' Willie / Tin Man / Chocolate Pleasure / People / Ain't Nothing But A Thing / Out Among The Stars

BONUS TRACK - My Mind Ishazy (Short Version)
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F.B.I.- Expanded Edition
He is described as "the Godfather of Britfunk” and ROOT JACKSON’s 9-piece band F.B.I. (Funky Business Inc) caused a sensation on the British Funk scene in the 1970s. Regulars at Ronnie Scott’s, the band also supported KOOL & THE GANG and THE TEMPTATIONS and toured with BEN E. KING.

Their self-titled debut album was originally released in 1976 on Tony Visconti’s fledgling Good Earth label. Its legendary status was further cemented in 2000 with a much sought-after reissue on Soul Brother records. Bonus tracks for this expanded edition include two previously unreleased live performances, recorded in 1976

F.B.I.’s rhythmic, soulful sound has drawn comparisons to the early EARTH, WIND & FIRE and has influenced generations of British R&B artists including INCOGNITO, BRAND NEW HEAVIES and SOUL II SOUL. BBR is very proud to present F.B.I. in full and expanded form, complete with extensive liner notes that feature interviews along with added bonus tracks.

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Utopia
Enchantment were formed in 1967 at Pershing High School in Detroit and secured their first recording contract two years later by winning first place in a talent contest sponsored by Detroit’s WCHB radio station.
In 1970 Enchantment joined the renowned talent agency Artists International and developed their song and stage craft through the early seventies performing throughout the Detroit area. This period culminated in the group recording the soundtrack for the movie ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ which was released on Polydor in 1975.
The following year Enchantment released their eponymous debut LP which kick started a great run of success and the release of further albums over the following few years which spawned the singles ‘Gloria’ (R&B #5) and ‘Sunshine’ (R&B #3), ‘It’s You That I Need’ (R&B #1), and ‘If You’re Ready (Here It Comes)’ (R&B #14, and an underground dance classic)" to name just a few.
Utopia was Enchantments sixth LP released in 1983 and saw the group take a departure from their horn and string led soulful, lush sound, instead putting the Fairlight synthesizer at the core of the album. Utopia contains both passionate ballads and full-on club tracks. ‘Don’t Fight The Feeling’ was the album’s R&B hit single with its relaxing percussive groove and compassionate vocal from Joe ‘Jobie’ Thomas. ‘I’m Dreaming’ sees Emanuel ‘E.J.’ Johnson lend his hair-raising tenor vocal to a gorgeous composition. ‘Somebody’s Loving You’ and ‘Get It While It’s Hot’ are both bone-fide dance-floor shakers with the former demonstrating the group’s aptitude for straight ahead rhythms and solid propulsive bass-lines.
BBR are very proud to present UTOPIA, fully re-mastered with extensive liner notes and bonus tracks.
UTOPIA is a must for all R&B, Soul and Post Disco/Dance fans out there!

Release Date: 27/05/2013
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