Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Mandingo - The Primeval Rhythm Of Life



Mandingo (Geoff Love & His Orchestra) - The Primeval Rhythm Of Life
Label - Studio 2 Stereo/EMI
Released - 1973
Style - Electronic, Funk, Soul, Rock, Lee Library

Notes: Instruments used in this album include:
Tumbas, bongos, guiro, cueca, claves, conga drums, cow bell, bass drums, marimba, xylophone, boo-bams, timbales, african squeeze drum, temple block, tambourine, chinese gong, tubular bells, bell tree, glockenspiel, cabasa, maracas, percussion, tuned percussion, jawbone, piccolo, bassoon, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, horns, tuba, celli, pianoforte, organ, electric piano, electric harpsichord, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer.

(review from Vinyl Vultures)
Crammed with percussion-heavy stompers like the utterly astounding 'Black Rite' and the splendid 'Moon Goddess', this LP comes over like a top class KPM best of, and lo, all the library big-wigs chip in with their twopen'th, so you know its quality gear. Don't hesitate!

Tracklisting:
A1 Mandingo (3:12)
A2 Black Rite (4:14)
A3 Medicine Man (3:05)
A4 Jungle Wedding (3:10)
A5 Chant Of The Virgins (3:53)
B1 Sacrifice (2:38)
B2 Tiger In The Night (3:08)
B3 Black Fire (3:46)
B4 Moon Goddess (3:49)
B5 Pagan Ritual (4:23)

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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hy,. WOULD JUST LIKE TO MENTION THAT MANDINGO WAS ACTUALLY GEOFF LOVE AND HIS ORCH..
ALAN

XMP said...

thanks for the knowledge. will update the info on this post!

Anonymous said...

Kick ass post. The funkiest of all exotico-library bands––EVER.
Thanks!
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dom said...

the drumming on this record is easily the most frenetic I've ever heard, it makes keith moon sound like charlie watts on downers.

XMP said...

thx for all the insightful comments!

Armin said...

wow thank you

Anonymous said...

I just really like her moustache. Hot Hot HOT!

winton tostello said...

thanks a billion!one of the obscurities that make the deal!!!

Anonymous said...

Many thanks for this gem!

Anonymous said...

Thx sooo much., got medicine man on 45 single back in the 7o's.. been lookin 4 the album for ages.. many thanx #