Mix Sixty One is here and it's another generous helping of funk-heavy grooves to soothe the soul and raise the spirits. Listen out for the very insightful lyrics in 'We Had Enough' by Arnie Love & The Lovelettes, which are as relevant today as they were 33 years ago when they were first penned. Some things never change, huh.
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Aside from Arnie Love & The Lovelettes, Mix Sixty One also spins up The Reddings, The Exoutics, Winners, Waldo and 13th Floor for the first time. Rounding it all off are more multi faceted funk-gems from Fonzi Thornton, Side Effect, T-Connection and Patrice Rushen.
Point of interest, The Reddings were a funk outfit formed in 1980 by Dexter Redding and Otis Redding III, both sons of 60's soul legend Otis Redding. Here's the tracklist for Mix Sixty One:
Fonzi Thornton - I Work For A Living
Arnie Love & The Lovelettes - We Had Enough
The Reddings - It's Friday Night
The Exoutics - If You Can't Find The Funk
Winners - Get Up And Do It
Side Effect - It's All In Your Mind
Waldo - When It Comes To You
13th Floor - Steppin' Out
T-Connection - Everything Is Cool
Patrice Rushen - Hang It Up