Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse LP (Music On Vinyl, 180g, Audiophile, EU Pressing)

Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse LP (Music On Vinyl, 180g, Audiophile, EU Pressing)

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Eugene McDaniels - Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse LP (Music On Vinyl, 180g, Audiophile, EU Pressing)

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Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse is an epic album by American soul artist Eugene McDaniels. It's a vinyl classic with an eclectic mix of funk, soul and folk. The jazz band which is backing McDaniel adds the swing to all the incredible arrangements. "Supermarket Blues" is a song in which he focuses on the racial acts, while "The Parasite (for Buffy)" is a ten-minute tribute to the Native Americans. The album has been prized and sampled by the hip-hop community dozens of times. It's dark and political psychedelic soul album with excellent grooves, a masterpiece which is now available again on vinyl. The album is dedicated to Roberta Flack who is credited: "Special thanks to Miss Roberta Flack for not being afraid to help a brother. She, in my opinion, is a lady of quality, grace, humanity and talent of the highest order. I love you, Bert-G."

Eugene McDaniels (1935-2011) was an African-American musician who rose to fame during the early 1960s. After his first hit, "A Hundred Pounds of Clay", reached number 3 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart he released a couple of other hits. He has been living for years out of the spotlights before launching a series of YouTube videos with thoughts about his music in 2010. A year later he passed away.     

         

SIDE A

1. THE LORD IS BACK
2. JAGGER THE DAGGER
3. LOVIN' MAN
4. HEADLESS HEROES
5. SUSAN JANE

SIDE B

1. FREEDOM DEATH DANCE
2. SUPERMARKET BLUES
3. THE PARASITE (FOR BUFFY

       

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