24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: NUMERO GROUP

Release date: 28/07/2009

Barcode: 0825764102513

Catalog no.: NUMV0000025

Item ID: 329388

The album 'Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth' is seen as 24-Carat Black's first and final chapter, barely a footnote in the well-documented history of Stax. This set, 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday', features 6 tracks. These were recorded in the first half of the '70s and meant for a second LP which never saw the light of day due to the label's financial problems and some rumblings within the band's line up. This collection is by no means a sequel. Missing are the poignant and bleak sermons, replaced by dusky, sensuous and druggy re-workings of love songs that mastermind Dale Warren had written as far back as 1965. The band's creative force Warren was an arranger who started out at Motown in the '60s. From the late '60s throughout the early '70s he composed the majority of string scores for the soul artists on Stax Records, arranging for such artists as Billy Eckstine, Eddie Floyd, Isaac Hayes, Albert King and the Staple Singers. (In fact, the title track, 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday', also appears on the Mad Lads' surprisingly psychedelic 'A New Beginning'-LP, produced and arranged by Warren in 1973.) This awesome Numero Records vinyl title of never before issued 24-Carat Black material is pressed on 150 gram vinyl and presented in an embossed gatefold sleeve. Sensational! (By the way - The members of 24-Carat Black would later turn up in the group Shotgun.)

Also available: GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY (CD).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More 24-CARAT BLACK...


24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH

24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH

Reissue on 180-gram vinyl of a classic underground soul LP, originally released by Stax in 1973. The album was produced and arranged by Dale Warren, who was a classical trained violinist and became staff writer for Motown (Supremes a.m.o.) in the '60s and for Stax (Isaac ... read more »

 

24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH (STAX)

24-CARAT BLACK - GHETTO: MISFORTUNE'S WEALTH (STAX)

BACK IN PRINT. Exact repro vinyl reissue. A classic underground soul LP, originally released by Stax in 1973. The album was produced and arranged by Dale Warren, who was a classical trained violinist and became staff writer for Motown (Supremes a.m.o.) in the '60s and for ... read more »

 

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

24-CARAT BLACK - GONE: THE PROMISES OF YESTERDAY

The album 'Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth' is seen as 24-Carat Black's first and final chapter, barely a footnote in the well-documented history of Stax. 'Gone: The Promises Of Yesterday' features 6 tracks, recorded in the first half of the '70s and meant for a second LP which ... read more »

 

 

More on the NUMERO GROUP label...


CENTAURA - LAWDY, LAWDY, LAWD

CENTAURA - LAWDY, LAWDY, LAWD

Warrior horse-woman of myth or chimerical beast of late 1970s funk? It is simply Centaura, available here for what amounts to the first time. For Atlanta hillbilly impresario Bob Riley, the "Spiral Series" of 12"s was part put-on, part hustle-but for ... read more »

 

WICKED LESTER - YOU ARE DOOMED (2X7")

WICKED LESTER - YOU ARE DOOMED (2X7")

No, not the first incarnation of Kiss, just three wasted kids from Cleveland, Ohio, infatuated with the new wave of british heavy metal. Kick-started in Cleveland in 1979, girls, drugs, sports, and jock rivalry fueled Wicked Lesters aggressive "fuck the draft" ... read more »

 

BROUK, JOANNA - HEARING MUSIC (2LP)

BROUK, JOANNA - HEARING MUSIC (2LP)

Joanna Brouk was a composer who wrote scores with geometric shapes, a poet who became a pioneer of early electronic music. Her little-known body of work exists at the nexus between ambient, new age, drone, and classical minimalism - stark in its simplicity, lush in its ... read more »

 

PISCES (USA) - A LOVELY SIGHT

PISCES (USA) - A LOVELY SIGHT

1969's 'A Lovely Sight', Pisces' only attempt at an LP, never made wax; but the fuzz guitar phrases and tambourine shuffle of 'Dear One' instantly illustrate the band's woozy realm. Deeper inside, bass scales borrowed from Sgt. Pepper give way to Who moves wrecked by bad ... read more »

 

MIND & MATTER - 1514 OLIVER AVENUE ( BASEMENT)

MIND & MATTER - 1514 OLIVER AVENUE ( BASEMENT)

Jimmy Jam Harris was just 16 when he began writing and arranging for Minneapolis 11-piece Mind & Matter. Boasting a perfectly calibrated vocal quartet, an aggressive rhythm section, and stacks of Rhodes, Rolands, and Hammonds, the danceable act failed to win favor with ... read more »

 

SHOES - ONE IN VERSAILLES

SHOES - ONE IN VERSAILLES

Originally issued in a quantity of 300 hand-pasted and assembled LPs, Shoes debut album One In Versailles is finally back on its intended format. Replica 150 gram vinyl edition includes facsimiles of lyric and photo inserts included in the 1976 issue. Remastered from the ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.