BILLY BROOKS – Windows of the Mind
LP – Black Vinyl
Wewantsounds presents this reissue of Billy Brooks’ much sought-after album Windows Of The Mind, released in 1974 on Ray Charles’ Crossover Records. It includes one of the most famous samples in hip hop history in the form of Fourty Days which forms the backbone of A Tribe Called Quest’s 1990 anthemic Luck of Lucien. Newly remastered, the reissue comes with original artwork.
The album, co-produced by Charles and featuring such heavy players as bassist Larry Gales (Thelonious Monk), drummer Clarence Johnston (Freddie Roach, James Moody), Saxophonist Herman Riley (Side Effect, Pleasure, Earth Wind and Fire, Letta Mbulu), guitarists Jef Lee (Roy Ayers, Sylvia Striplin) and cult player Calvin Keys of Black Jazz Records fame.
|A3||The Jagged Edge|
|A4||The Speech Maker|
|B1||Good News Blues|
LABEL: We Want Sounds
CAT NO: WWSLP41