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Paris DJs Soundsystem - Who Is Molesting Laura ? (part 8)
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2009-08-26

We received many messages of hope that we'd keep on accosting, assailling, abusing, disturbing and more maltreating of our dear Laura. Here's the JAZZ take on the story. If you're into tasty covers of classics, into Jazz or even into Sly Stone, you should find the kind of stuff you enjoy, in this soundtrack to the life of a perpetually molested girl!

Tracklisting :

01. Ed Maciel E Sua Orquestra - Michelle
(from 'Na Onda' album, 1966 / London Records)
Beautifully arranged big band cover of The Beatles, if anyone's got the Volumes 4/6/7/8/9/10 or 11 of the Na Onda series from Ed Maciel please share...
more info on loronix.blogspot.com

02. Earl Grant - Fever
(from 'The Versatile Earl Grant' album, 1958 / Decca)
Earl Grant's recordings rarely included his vocals, most of them are instrumental Jazz and Organ music, here's a rare vocal take, his unique rendition of the Jazz Classic Fever.
more info on wikipedia.org

03. Dennis Chambers - In Time
(from 'Outbreak' album, 2002 / ESC Records)
The funk and jazz-rock drums virtuoso kills it all here with this non-revolutionnary but technically flawless Sly and The Family Stone cover.
more info on dennischambers.com or on wikipedia.org

04. Quincy Jones - Superstition
(from 'You've Got It Bad Girl' album, 1973 / A and M)
It's hard to tire of cool Sly Stone covers. This one features, uncredited, Billy Preston, Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder, billed here as 'three beautiful brothers'...
more info on oufarkhan.blogspot.com

05. Charles Kynard - Superstition
(from 'Your Mama Don't Dance' album, 1973 / Mainstream)
The same Sly Stone cover, taken from another fantastic album, and featuring an incredible set of musicians too: Chuck Rainey on bass, Arthur Adams on guitar, Paul Humphreys on drums, George Bohannon on trombone, and, of course, the mighty Charles Kynard on organ. Make it funky jazz!
more info on soundsfromthefunkygoat.blogspot.com

06. Blue Mitchell, Roy Haynes, Charles Kynard and Charles Williams - Family Affair
(from 'Booty' album, 1974 / Mainstream)
Here's another marvel taken from the Mainstream Records discography (if you don't know this label yet get into it now!), and another cool soul funky jazz Sly Stone cover for your ears.more info on myjazzworld.blogspot.com

07. Dee Dee Bridgewater - Sex Machine
(from 'Live at Yoshi's' album, 2000 / Verve)
Recorded at the legendary Bay Area jazz club on April 1998 in Oakland, this electrifying scat take on James Brown's classic is exhuberantly full of life and sheer energy. Frantically unique.
more info on wikipedia.org or on myrapidsharemp3.blogspot.com

08. Ramsey Lewis - Unchain My Heart
(from 'Live In Tokyo' album, 1968 / Cadet)
The Bobby Sharp classic (immortalized by Ray Charles in 1961) given a live makover by pianist extraordinaire Ramsey Lewis.
more info on wikipedia.org

09. Don Randi - Bang, Bang
(from 'Live On The Sunset Strip' album, 1966 / Reprise)
Written by Sonny Bono for singer-actress Cher in 1966, and covered the same year by pianist Don Randi in a trio setting, recorded at Sherry's in Hollywood. The leader is accompanied by Pat Smith on bass and John Clauder on drums.
more info on donrandi.com or on wikipedia.org

The original record artworks are to be found on the Paris DJs blog, as usual.

Credits :
Selected and mixed by the Paris DJs Soundsystem (myspace.com/parisdjs)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork by Djouls (djouls.com) using The Corpse Came Calling by Brett Halliday pocket book artwork