Edwin Birdsong

Real Name:
Edwin L. Birdsong
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Edwin Birdsong (born August 22, 1941- January 21, 2019) was an American keyboard/organ player, known in the 1970s and 1980s for his experimental funk/disco music. He never achieved chart success, but developed a strong fan base, and has also been sampled by other artists many times, most famously by Daft Punk who sampled "Cola Bottle Baby" in "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger", and Gang Starr who sampled his single "Rapper Dapper Snapper" for their song "Skills".
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Albums

24-4071 Edwin Birdsong - What It Is album art Edwin Birdsong What It Is (Album) Polydor 24-4071 US 1971 Sell This Version
PD-5057 Edwin Birdsong - Super Natural album art Edwin Birdsong Super Natural (Album) Polydor, Polydor PD-5057 US 1973 Sell This Version
GR004 Edwin Birdsong - Dance Of Survival album art Edwin Birdsong Dance Of Survival (Album) Bam-Boo Records GR004 US 1975 Sell This Version
none Edwin Birdsong - Edwin Birdsong album art Edwin Birdsong Edwin Birdsong (Album) Philadelphia International Records none US 1979 Sell This Version
SA 8550 Edwin Birdsong - Funtaztik album art Edwin Birdsong Funtaztik (Album) Salsoul Records SA 8550 Italy 1981 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PD2-14058 Edwin Birdsong - Old Messiah / Use What You Got album art Edwin Birdsong Old Messiah / Use What You Got (Single) Polydor PD2-14058 US 1971 Sell This Version
PD 14095 Edwin Birdsong - The Uncle Tom Game / It Ain't No Fun Being A Welfare Recipient album art Edwin Birdsong The Uncle Tom Game / It Ain't No Fun Being A Welfare Recipient Polydor PD 14095 US 1971 Sell This Version
PD-14118 Edwin Birdsong - My Father Preaches That God Is The Father Of Us All album art Edwin Birdsong My Father Preaches That God Is The Father Of Us All(7", Mono, Promo) Polydor PD-14118 US 1972 Sell This Version
PD 14192 Edwin Birdsong - Rising Sign album art Edwin Birdsong Rising Sign Polydor PD 14192 US 1973 Sell This Version
PD 14224 Edwin Birdsong - Turn Around Hate (Communicate) / Down On The Beat album art Edwin Birdsong Turn Around Hate (Communicate) / Down On The Beat Polydor PD 14224 US 1973 Sell This Version
GR 555 Edwin Birdsong - Dance Of Survival album art Edwin Birdsong Dance Of Survival(7") Bam-Boo Records GR 555 US 1975 Sell This Version
ZS8 3659 Edwin Birdsong - Kunta Dance album art Edwin Birdsong Kunta Dance Philadelphia International Records ZS8 3659 US 1978 Sell This Version
4Z8 3709 Edwin Birdsong - Lollipop / Freaky Deaky Sities album art Edwin Birdsong Lollipop / Freaky Deaky Sities (Maxi) Philadelphia International Records 4Z8 3709 US 1979 Sell This Version
2Z8 3671 Edwin Birdsong - Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine album art Edwin Birdsong Phiss-Phizz / Goldmine (Single) Philadelphia International Records 2Z8 3671 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
4Z8-3709-4 Edwin Birdsong -  Freaky Deaky Sities  album art Edwin Birdsong Freaky Deaky Sities (Acetate, 12", S/Sided) Columbia Recording Studios 4Z8-3709-4 US 1979 Sell This Version
S7 2135 DJ Edwin Birdsong - Rapper Dapper Snapper album art Edwin Birdsong Rapper Dapper Snapper (Single) Salsoul Records S7 2135 DJ US 1980 Sell This Version
SG 363 Edwin Birdsong - Funtaztik album art Edwin Birdsong Funtaztik Salsoul Records SG 363 US 1981 Sell This Version
S7 7024 DJ Edwin Birdsong - She's Wrapped Too Tight (She's A Button Buster) album art Edwin Birdsong She's Wrapped Too Tight (She's A Button Buster) (Single) Salsoul Records S7 7024 DJ US 1982 Sell This Version
S 2004 Edwin Birdsong - Perfect Love'n album art Edwin Birdsong Perfect Love'n Singh Records S 2004 US 1984 Sell This Version
S2010 Edwin Birdsong - Too Good To Go (When You Get It Right) album art Edwin Birdsong Too Good To Go (When You Get It Right) Singh Records S2010 US 1985 Sell This Version
S 2005 Edwin Birdsong - Son Of A Rapper Dapper Snapper album art Edwin Birdsong Son Of A Rapper Dapper Snapper Singh Records S 2005 US 1985 Sell This Version
S-2012 Edwin Birdsong - The Sucker MC's album art Birdsong* & The Dugout Boys Birdsong* & The Dugout Boys - The Sucker MC's(12") Singh Records S-2012 US 1985 Sell This Version
S2015 Edwin Birdsong - For My Self album art Edwin Birdsong For My Self(12") Singh Records S2015 US 1986 Sell This Version
S2016 Edwin Birdsong - Percolator album art Edwin Birdsong Percolator Singh Records S2016 US 1987 Sell This Version
SP5-1691 Edwin Birdsong - Rapper Dapper Snapper / I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) album art Edwin Birdsong / Instant Funk Edwin Birdsong / Instant Funk - Rapper Dapper Snapper / I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) (Maxi) Unidisc, Salsoul Records SP5-1691 Canada 1994 Sell This Version