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Tower Of Power - Bump City album

Tower Of Power - Bump City album
  • Performer Tower Of Power
  • Title Bump City
  • Date of release 1972
  • Country US
  • Style Jazz-Funk
  • Other formats AU AC3 MOD DTS ASF XM MIDI
  • Genre Jazz / Soul
  • Size MP3 1793 mb
  • Size FLAC 1365 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 217

Bump City is the second album by the soul/funk group Tower of Power. The album cover is derived from a sketch by David Garibaldi. It's also their first album for Warner Bros. With Rufus Miller now gone, Rick Stevens took the reins as the sole lead vocalist for this album. All songs written by Emilio Castillo and Stephen "Doc" Kupka unless otherwise noted. You Got to Funkifize" - 4:31. What Happened to the World That Day?" - 4:11. Flash in the Pan" - 3:34.

Matrix, Runout (Side A, etched): BS-2-A-1A S-1. Matrix, Runout (Side B, etched): BS-3-B-1A S-1. Other Versions (5 of 30) View All. Cat.

The Very Best Of Tower Of Power: The Warner Years.

Tower Of Power Bump City Album. The Tower Of Power Bump City Album (1973) Enjoy!!!!! Category.

Tower of Power is the third album release for the Oakland-based band, Tower of Power. This is their most successful album to date, which was released in May 1973. The album peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Top LPs chart in 1973 and received a gold record award for sales in excess of 500,000. The album spawned their most successful single, "So Very Hard to Go". The single peaked at No. 17 during the week of July 28, 1973 on the Billboard Hot 100. Two other singles from the album also charted on the Billboard Hot 100: "This Time It's Real" and "What Is Hip?".

Release Date: 8/13/2008.

Going Into the City Consumer Guide: 90s Grown Up All Wrong Consumer Guide: 80s Consumer Guide: 70s Any Old Way You Choose It Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough. Consumer Guide Album. Tower of Power: Bump City San Fran white boys replicate black style, with black singer to assure authentication? Where have we heard this before? I grant that they're really from Oakland, and that the style is a modern if dubious one-brassy Dave Crawford funk.

Bump City is the second album by the soul/funk group Tower of Power.

You Got to Funkifize, 04:34. What Happened to the World That Day?, 04:13. Flash In the Pan, 03:37. Down to the Nightclub, 02:43.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 You Got To Funkifize
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
4:31
A2 What Happened To The World That Day?
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
4:12
A3 Flash In The Pan
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:35
A4 Gone
Written-By – G. Adams*, S. Mesquite*
3:42
A5 You Strike My Main Nerve
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
2:53
B1 Down To The Nightclub
Written-By – D. Garibaldi*, E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
2:43
B2 You're Still A Young Man
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
5:36
B3 Skating On Thin Ice
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
3:39
B4 Of The Earth
Written-By – E. Castillo*, S. Kupka*
4:33

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  • Recorded At – Trans Maximus Inc. Recording Studios

Credits

  • Baritone Saxophone, Vocals – Stephen Kupka
  • Bass – Francis Rocco Prestia
  • Congas, Vocals – Brent Byars
  • Drums – David Garibaldi
  • Engineer – Ron Capone
  • Guitar, Vocals – Willie James Fulton
  • Lead Vocals – Rick Stevens
  • Mixed By – Ron Capone, Steve Cropper
  • Piano, Organ – Jay Spell (tracks: A2, B2, B4)
  • Producer – Ron Capone, Tower Of Power
  • Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Vocals – Skip Mesquite
  • Tenor Saxophone, Vocals – Emilio Castilio*
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn, French Horn, Piano, Vocals – Greg Adams
  • Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Vocals – Mic Gillette

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2616, BS 2616 Tower Of Power Bump City ‎(LP, Album, P, ) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 2616, BS 2616 US 1972
2-2616, 2616-2 Tower Of Power Bump City ‎(CD, Album, Club, RM) Warner Archives, Warner Bros. Records 2-2616, 2616-2 US 1993
BS 2616 Tower Of Power Bump City ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2616 Canada 1972
BS 2616 Tower Of Power Bump City ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2616 Australia 1972
WBS-2616 Tower Of Power Bump City ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, 180) Warner Bros. Records, Rhino Records WBS-2616 US 2002