The South Side Movement - The South Side Movement

 (Limited Edition Clearwater Blue Vinyl)


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ARGM 1503
UPC: 848064015031
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First-ever LP reissue!

Limited edition "Clearwater Blue" vinyl

This 1973 gem is another one of those obscure ‘70s soul-funk albums released on a small independent label that has gone on to become a crate-digging favorite and a huge inspiration to modern-day hip hop artists and beyond. Chicago-based The South Side Movement began as the backing band for the Sam & Dave-inspired soul duo Simtec & Wylie; their self-titled debut on the Scepter imprint Wand-much of it written by Chicago label owner and producer James Vanleer-scored a top 20 R&B hit with "I' Been Watchin' You," and they went on to make a couple of other records before disbanding in the mid-‘70s.

So, your basic one-hit wonder, right? Well, not exactly...while The South Side Movement never reached the same level of commercial success, that one hit has been sampled by-are you ready for this? — The Beastie Boys, Beck, Erykah Badu, Jadakiss, and many more. The rest of the album is very tasty Windy City soul-funk, with an unexpectedly great cover of Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" a highlight. First-ever LP reissue, pressed on "Clearwater Blue" vinyl!

Side A
I' Been Watchin' You
Love Turned Me Loose
La Dee Da
Have a Little Mercy
Can You Get to That
Side B
You're Gonna Lose My Love
Come On and Love Me
Everlasting Thrill
Mud Wind

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