BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: PMG

Release date: 27/01/2017

Barcode: 0710473190688

Catalog no.: PMGLP0000053

Item ID: 440712

With the Super Wings in mutiny and a trail for the manslaughter of his former bandmate, Spuds Nathan, still hanging over his head, Manford Best came out swinging with 'Come Go With Me'. It's a chirpy, calypso-influenced insight into the state of his mind and his first solo album. Recorded at Godiac Studios with the guys from Rock Town Express and a few of the Super Wings, 'Come Go With Me' was the first album recorded on a new Tascam system that Goddy Oku had just bought back from London. The sound is crisp, clean and bright, perfectly suited to tracks like 'Come Go With Me' and 'Good Morning' and a welcome respite to the darker lyrics on 'Nobody Cares' and 'Far Far Far Away'. 'Come Go With Me' was self-financed and released in 1978 on Manford Best's own MacSeries Records label. Only 1,000 copies were pressed and he distributed them from the back of a Toyota van himself. A rare Afro gem, deserving of its place in the sun again.

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