Various ‎– P&P Funk - A Collection Of Classic Funk From The Vaults Of P&P Records

Traffic Entertainment Group ‎– TEG 3309
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Dennis Mobley & Fresh Taste Superstition
Producer – Patrick Grant
A2 King David Hitch Hike One More Time
Producer – Patricia Brown, Peter Brown
B1 Eddie Owen Determination
Producer – Eddie Owen
B2 Flame And The Sons Of Darkness Solid Funk
Producer – Patricia Gilyard, Peter Brown
B3 Ella Hamilton I'm Gonna Fool
Producer – Jhanel Smith
B4 Peter Brown Hooker (Pt 1)
Producer – Peter Brown
C1 Peter Brown Hooker (Pt 2)
Producer – Peter Brown
C2 Scott Davis And The Movements New York Apple Jack
Producer – Peter Brown, Scott Davis
D1 Foster Jackson Group Feel The Spirit
Producer – Foster Jackson, Jhanel Smith
D2 Otis Turner & The Mighty Kingpins* Do The Funky Donkey
Producer – Patricia Gilyard, Peter Brown
D3 Smokey Brooks Long Time Ago
Producer – Smokey Brooks
D4 Wild Honey (5) I've Been Working
Producer – Pat Brown, Peter Brown


  • Executive Producer – Patrick Adams, Peter Brown


All records originally released on P&P Records, except D1 (Lonnie Records/Queen Constance Records), D4 (Georgia Peach Record Corp.), D2 (Gilyard Record Co.) B1 and C2 (Queen Constance Records).

Track listing on cover does not correspond to order in which they appear on the records.



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March 11, 2008

Incredible funk from an almost-unlikely source -- the legendary P&P family of record labels, mostly known for their groundbreaking disco work -- but also home to some excellent funky tracks in the late 70s! Given that most of the focus on P&P reissues has often been on the label's club tracks, nearly all the tunes on this LP are reissued here for the first time -- offering a completely fresh look at the sound of P&P -- making the collection a totally essential set, and long overdue! Many of the tracks are instrumental, and have touches that clearly mark them as coming from the hands of Peter Brown or Patrick Adams -- nice spacey bits in the keyboards, wickedly snapping rhythms at the bottom, and an overall sense of groove that's always yearning for something new.