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 - 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...


HOWE, CATHERINE - WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PLACE

Produced by legendary jazz pianist Bobby Scott, here's a pastoral blend of English countryside folk & London orchestral pop, not unlike Nick Drake's 'Bryter Layter' or Bridget Saint John's 'Songs For a Gentle Man'. Originally released on Reflection Records in '70, the ... read more »

 

JOHNSON, OTIS G. - EVERYTHING - GOD IS LOVE 78

JOHNSON, OTIS G. - EVERYTHING - GOD IS LOVE 78

For outsider gospel visionary and Detroit native Otis G. Johnson, the Holy Ghost was in the machine...in this case a rhythm-equipped Hammond organ. Everything - God Is Love 78, a singular 1978 mid-fi document, features android percussion against chords of Otis's own ... read more »

 

UNIVERSAL TOGETHERNESS BAND - UNIVERSAL TOGETHERNESS BAND

UNIVERSAL TOGETHERNESS BAND - UNIVERSAL TOGETHERNESS BAND

Between 1979 and 1982, The Universal Togetherness Band tracked unearthly portions of their sprawling songbook for bewildered students in Columbia College's audio engineering program. Storming the gates of Chicago's premier recording studios, the erudite party band explored ... read more »

 

LITTLE ED & THE SOUNDMASTERS - 3X7" BOX

LITTLE ED & THE SOUNDMASTERS - 3X7" BOX

Chicago's only blues-funk family band with an eightyear-old drummer (?) finally gets their due in this elaborate 3x45 box set. Stationed on Chicago's west side, between 1965-1972 the Fisher brothers worked their novelty act at any club that was willing to bend the city's ... read more »

 

RAGLAND, LOU - I TRAVEL ALONE (3CD)

RAGLAND, LOU - I TRAVEL ALONE (3CD)

O'Jays road manager, Don King prison chauffer, window washer, house painter, Ink Spot, Domino, producer, engineer, label owner and onetime steward of a coveted Jet Magazine delivery route, LOU RAGLAND is Cleveland's Eastside success story. Bookended by his dynamic albums ... read more »

 

FLYTE TYME - IT'S THE THINGS THAT YOU DO /GOT YOU ON MY MIND

FLYTE TYME - IT'S THE THINGS THAT YOU DO /GOT YOU ON MY MIND

A precursor to the Time, Flyte Tyme was a competitive moretet that provided a vehicle for dozens of Twin Cities musicians throughout the 70s and early 80s. The two unreleased songs featured here star bassist Terry Lewis, "Funkytown" vocalist Cynthia Johnson, ... 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.