Young-Holt Unlimited – Plays Super Fly (CD)
Young-Holt Unlimited succeeded in mixing jazz and R&B into songs helped define the music of late 60s and early 70s
Eldee Young and Redd Holt were former members of the Ramsey Lewis Trio. In 1966 they started up the Young-Holt Unlimited, establishing themselves as one of the best-known instrumental groups mixing jazz and R&B into songs that captured the essence of the late 60s and early 70s music.
The group are best known for their 1968 top 10 hit ‘Soulful Strut’ and recorded 9 albums over their career with this 1973 album capturing many of the soul hits of the moment. This 9-track set is a crate digger and DJ’s delight with classic period packaging capturing the Blaxploitation film sounds and style of the time.
– Freddie’s Dead
– Could It Be I’m Falling In Love
– Give Me Your Love
– (They Long) To Be Close To You
– People Make The World Go ‘Round
– Super Fly
– Mystical Man
– Hey Pancho