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mtume’s best reissued

Yay! Mtume‘s best lp – You, Me And He(Epic 1984) – to be / has been reissued on cd by Funky Town Grooves, with bonus tracks viz. 12″ sides … Sadly, no 12″ versions of “Tie me up” have been included, though.
http://www.funkytowngrooves.co.uk/NEW-ARRIVALS-/84/Mtume-You-Me-And-He_Expanded-Edition/3280
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You,_Me_and_He_(album)
http://www.xyberweb.com/freestyle/mtume.htm
http://www.dvrepublic.com/view.php?stid=16
http://www.soulfunkmusic.com/mtume.htm
http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Mtume.html

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mtumphrends

Soulmusic.com Records (as distributed by Cherry Red) aren’t just releasing expanded editions of albums by George Duke or Harvey Mason – see earlier posts – but also manufacture reissues of fine funky stuff by Barbara Ann aka Bobbi Humphrey, Loose Ends, Mtume, Roy Ayers and many more … “New Face Deli” (1986, here without the tedious intro) features William “Bootsy” Collins (who cowrote the song with James Mtume) while “Home-made jam” (1978) strongly reminds of Johnny “Guitar” Watson’s A real mother for ya“, no?
http://www.cherryred.co.uk/soul.asp
http://www.soulmusic.com/somure.html
http://soulmusic.com/loenlispexed.html
http://soulmusic.com/loensowharey.html
http://soulmusic.com/mtkithwogose.html
http://soulmusic.com/mtthofmicdsm.html
http://www.soulmusic.com/bohufrexeds5.html

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(been crazy about this Mtume song for ages … yet every other time I listen to this track, I cant help thinking “too bad about that guitar finale, though” – just for curiosity’s sake, I’d love to hear a version without that solo at the end, or one in which they freak out on another instrument … even though I’m happy with the era’s genre conventions – check that period sleeve – and the solo isn’t taboo at all)