November 17, 2008

Betty Davis x Re-Issue::

Light in the Attic Records re-issued the discography of the great funkstress Betty Davis. 

Davis's sound was almost definitional of funk -- with the Sly Stone rhythm section behind her, she pushed the limits of the outrageousness of Parliament-style funk while grounding the whole affair with raw, immediate vocal performances. It's something amazing to hear.

Here are a couple of songs from the records that have been re-released:

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