Various - Heed The Call Lp

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[ENG] Limited to 1000 Copies worldwide Double LP Printed Inner Sleeves showing sleeves of all original LPs First time reissue on vinyl for all tracks First reissue of Dalvanius & The Fascinations 12 inch disco mix of Voodoo Lady with Dal & the gals being backed by Tokoroa's finest Collision THE 12 inch mix of Voodoo Lady is unique to the vinyl version The CD's Voodoo Lady is the truncated 7 inch version Compiled by Alan Perrott and John Baker Liner notes by co compiler Alan Perrott based on interviews with actual participants in the recordings in black & white booklet with tasty pics and ephemeraNineteen seventy something a constant supply of international soul, funk, and disco releases were available for local issue through the major labels in New Zealand, but things got really interesting when local artists found their soul on vinyl.Heed The Call! collects the best New Zealand material from the afrotastic days of 1973 to 1983. Artists like Mark Williams whose House For Sale became a sought after northern Soul single, The (three) Yandall Sisters (two of whom are pictured behind Mark WiIlliams on our cover), a teenage Tina Cross, Dalvanius & Prince Tui Teka, all became household names in NZ. The collection mines some overlooked nuggets from their respective catalogues alongside lesser known boogie cuzzins The Pink Family with their non-secular floor sizzler Don't Give Your Life Away, the gritty gospel soul of Sonia & Skee, The Johnny Rocco Band, Inbetweens, and The Totals. The Kaukau brothers were four fifths of Golden Harvest who hit the national charts with the number one I Need Your Love in 1978 which featured new addition 17 year old Karl Gordon fronting the band. Local 60s beat pioneer Larry Morris fresh out of the big house after a public LSD misdemeanour finds his groove on Who Do We Think We're Fooling. Funk dynamos Collision hail from Tokoroa, and in an earlier incarnation were known as The Shriek Machine, move to Australia on Dalvanius's insistence t...