Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tuesday 12-inch Flashback: ‘Rise’

13 comments:

DRE said...

found this at a place in Royal Oak Michigan called "Sams Jams" that is now closed. One of my prized possessions. Paid less than $10.00 for the 12". My childhood introduction to the jazz-funk stuff. Classic.

lydia claire said...

ah, i was just going to ask who's LP, turntable, etc. i have to say, the whole presentation, then unsheathing, a little unnerving. webcams freak me out. probably has more to do with me than you DRE. :)

great song.

Must Love Movies said...

on time i was just looking for something to listen to.

Invisible Woman said...

do you know the song by him called "the real thing" that was written by stevie wonder? i was a kid and heard that in one of my summers in jersey, it was a real big hit--i still think it is one of the greatest songs, def my favorite by him, tho it sounds a wee bit dated now...

Invisible Woman said...

oops, that was sergio mendes...carry on! lol

this song was huge during a jersey summer too, btw

bklyn6 said...

oops, that was sergio mendes...carry on! lol

Good call, IW. I love that song!

"Rise", not so much.

Undercover Black Man said...

^ I've got mixed feelings about that Herb Alpert, Chuck Mangione-style not-quite-jazz, not-quite-funk pop-disco stuff.

Does bring back memories, though...

Undercover Black Man said...

found this at a place in Royal Oak Michigan called "Sams Jams" that is now closed.

Sams Jams! I bought some records from there. Early '90s, I was in Detroit for the NABJ convention.

Loooved that record store. I found quite a few local 45s from the '60s on which George Clinton was a songwriter. Those singles are among my most prized possessions.

bklyn6 said...

I've got mixed feelings about that Herb Alpert, Chuck Mangione-style not-quite-jazz, not-quite-funk pop-disco stuff.

I do like Alpert's "Diamonds" with Janet Jackson.

Michael Murray said...

They should just call this song Luke and Laura. That's all I can think about when hearing it.

Invisible Woman said...

@bklyn6 omg diamonds! i forgot all about that, i loved that song... an odd combo musically, but that was my jam back in the day--thanks for reminding me :-)

also loved the ralph tresvant/janet song from from "mo'money"

bklyn6 said...

IW, after you mentioned Sergio Mendes I went to Amazon to buy the song. Then I realized that I already had it on a compilation CD. :-)

M.Chavez said...

He just played at the Nokia here on Times Square, wish I could've seen him but hopefully he'll swing by again at the tail end of his tour.