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Any Other Way to Go

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Released  1987
Length  73:17
Release date  1987
Genres  Go-go, Jazz-funk
Studio  Sheffield Studio
Artist  Chuck Brown
Label  Rhythm Attack Productions
Venue  The Crystal Skate Temple Hills, Maryland
Producer  Reo Edwards Stephen Meyner
Any Other Way to Go? (1987)  Live '87 – D.C. Bumpin' Y'all (1988)
Similar  Chuck Brown albums, Go-go albums

Any Other Way To Go? (also titled as Live at Crystal Skates) is a live album released in 1987 by the Washington, D.C.-based go-go band Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers. The album was recorded live at the Crystal Skate in Temple Hills, Maryland. The album consists go-go renditions of classic jazz and swing songs performed with a go-go beat.

Contents

The album is especially known for go-go rendition of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's hip-hop song "The Message", and the go-go songs "Be Bumpin' Fresh" and "Go-Go Drug Free" (which featured a cameo rap from the former Mayor of the District of Columbia Marion Barry).

Personnel

  • Chuck Brown – lead vocals, electric guitar
  • John M. Buchannan – keyboards, trombone
  • Leroy Fleming – tenor saxophone, background vocals
  • Curtis Johnson – keyboards
  • Donald Tillery – trumpet, background vocals
  • Ricardo D. Wellman – drums
  • Rowland Smith – congas, background vocals
  • Glenn Ellis – bass guitar, percussions
  • Songs

    1It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Don't Have the Go Go Swing)3:37
    2Midnight Sun3:25
    3Moody's Mood5:07

    References

    Any Other Way to Go? Wikipedia


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