Friday, August 31, 2007

The Thing With Two Heads OST


V/A - The Thing With Two Heads OST
Label - Pride
Released - 1972
Style - Funk, Breaks, Soul, Blaxploitation, Soundtrackish, 70s

1. Jerry Butler - A Prayer (03:12)
2. Billy Butler & Infinity - Dip, Dip I Got My Hands Full (03:55)
3. Incredible Bongo Band - Bongolia (02:14)
4. Ollie Nightingale - Here I Am Again (03:08)
5. The Sylvers - Fool's Paradise (02:23)
6. Ollie Nightingale - May The Best Man Win (03:21)
7. The Sylvers - I'm Truly Happy (02:45)
8. The Incredible Bongo Band - Bongo Rock (02:36)
9. Sammy Davis, Jr. - Take My Hand (04:23)
10. The Mike Curb Congregation - Oh Happy Day (02:30)




(from blaxploitation.com)
This LP features music allegedly 'inspired by' one of the most offensive movies of all time. The Thing With Two Heads was a man with one white head and one black head. Needless to say, the movie was released through American International. However, the soundtrack contains tracks culled from the MGM/Pride catalog and appears to be effectively a compilation of tracks from other Pride LPs. It does feature two great instrumentals by The Incredible Bongo Band, 'Bongo Rock 72' and 'Bongolia', very hard to find elsewhere. The rest of the album is a mix of seventies soul and vocal numbers.




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1 comment:

Bin said...

Wow...I thought that was just a dream I had as a kid.