"Soul Jazz Records latest release charts the rise of British Jazz-Funk and Disco from it's roots in the early 1970s through to it's heyday at the start of the 1980s where hit after hit was being produced from the UK. The music ranges from the early Funk of bands such as FBI and Gonzalez, the first wave of bands to hit such as the Real Thing, Hi Tension and the Olympic Runners through to the final wave of groups to break such as Light Of The World, Central Line and Beggar and Co. Also included are underground Disco classics such as Atmosfear's 'Dancing In Outer Space' and the New York Disco Larry Levan fave Imagination's 'Burning Up'. The tracks feature classic hits alongside long lost rare grooves. The sleeve notes describes the rise of British Jazz-Funk and Black Music in the UK and is packed with original photos as well as adverts from the period."
item # 10756