"Almost 10 years ago, Light In The Attic and DJ Supreme La Rock compiled the first ever set of vintage Pacific Northwest soul on Wheedle’s Groove: Seattle’s Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-75 (LITA
009) featuring such rare sides as “I Just Want To Be (Like Myself)” by
legendary funk outfit Robbie Hill’s Family Affair. Nearly a decade on,
more unheard Seattle soul gems continue surfacing. This November 29th,
Light In The Attic is honored to release, for the first time on vinyl, Gotta Get Back: The Unreleased L.A. Sessions from Robbie Hill’s Family Affair.
Originally recorded at RCA Studios in Los
Angeles in January 1975 with Executive Producer Cuba Gooding Sr. and The
Main Ingredient (the Family Affair were the Ingredient’s backing band
at the time), these five tracks remained lost until the recent discovery
of the original multi-track masters. The tapes were carefully mixed by
renowned engineer and producer Steve Fisk. To say it’s a miracle that
these tapes surfaced would be a massive understatement.
Robbie named his band “Family Affair” for a reason – his band is his
family and what you hear is proof that the blood really is thicker than
the mud. What you’re now holding in your hands is a pinnacle recording
from a band that continues on to the present day, surviving in Seattle’s
Central District, carrying on a decades’ long tradition." - LIGHT IN THE ATTIC
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 02 December, 2013.