VARIOUS ARTISTS - Gut Funky: The Best Of C.R.S. Records
(Tramp Records)
LP+7" / TRLP 9086
Ltd Edition, 300 Copies, + 7", + Download
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Not much is known about Philadelphia record producer / label owner Curtis R. Staten who sporadically operated the C.R.S. record label during the late 1960s throughout the early 1980s. During that time, C.R.S. released at least 15 singles and 2 albums of some of the finest R&B, funk, gospel recordings from the Philadephia area.
Fans of Northern Soul and Deepfunk will be pleased to see (and hear!) some very rare and amazing songs by such artists as George Johnson Jr. & The Mondells, Bonnie Blanchard, Andy Aaron & The Mean Machine, The Zodiacs, Midnight Madness, Carl 'Sherlock' Holmes and many more.
Curated by Dave Louis from Funkadelphia Record Distribution.

On a bonus 7" Bonnie Blanchard's ultra-rare northern soul classic!
12x12" insert with detailed liner notes and unseen photographs.

Lood:
A:
1. George Johnson, Jr. & The Mondells - That's the Kind Of Man I Am
2. George Johnson, Jr. & The Mondells - Just Because You're You
3. Bonnie Blanchard & Andy Aaron and Mean Machine - You're the Only One
4. Bonnie Blanchard - A Real Good Lovin Man Pt.1
5. The Zodiacs – Hey Rugh Nut
6. Caprells - Every Day People

B:
1. The Zodiacs – Don’t Change On Me
2. Mitzi Ross – Man Hunt
3. Midnight Madness - Gut Funky
4. Midnight Madness - Feelings
5. The Butlers - Thinking Of You
6. Carl Sherlock Holmes - Think It Over

7":
Bonnie Blanchard & Andy Aaron w/ Mean Machine - You're the Only One / Right On Time
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