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Mixing Bullets and Firing Joints
     

Mixing Bullets and Firing Joints

by Grandmaster Flash
 
Part of the exhaustive Salsoul reissue campaign undertaken by the U.K.'s Suss'd label in the early 2000s, Mixing Bullets and Firing Joints is the same exact release as Salsoul Jam 2000 (released in 1997 by Believe in Music), only with a different title and much more attractive artwork. Unsurprisingly, Grandmaster Flash displays great knowledge of his

Overview

Part of the exhaustive Salsoul reissue campaign undertaken by the U.K.'s Suss'd label in the early 2000s, Mixing Bullets and Firing Joints is the same exact release as Salsoul Jam 2000 (released in 1997 by Believe in Music), only with a different title and much more attractive artwork. Unsurprisingly, Grandmaster Flash displays great knowledge of his subject -- the Blue Note of disco -- with equal love for the label's elegant/organic and pop/electronic-driven sides. Most of the expected classics ("I Got My Mind Made Up," "Let No Man Put Asunder," "Love Sensation," "Ten Percent," "Runaway") are featured, as are some lesser-knowns that are fully deserving of the attention (Aurra's "Make Up Your Mind," Instant Funk's "Slap Slap Lickedy Lap," Silvetti's "Spring Rain," Skyy's "High"). This might not be revelatory for seasoned Salsoul fans, but they can surely appreciate Flash's interpretation of the label's catalog for those who aren't as clued-in. Credit is also due to this DJ for continuing to remind everyone about the deep connection between disco and hip-hop.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/10/2005
Label:
SALSOUL UK
UPC:
5050734000222
catalogNumber:
2

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Performance Credits

Grandmaster Flash   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Dan Hartman   Composer,Producer
Bunny Sigler   Producer
T.G. Conway   Composer
Raymond Earl   Composer
Allan Felder   Composer
B. Gray   Composer
Norman Harris   Composer,Producer
McKinley Jackson   Composer,Producer
Vince Montana   Composer,Producer
Bebu Silvetti   Composer
Steve Washington   Composer
Earl Young   Producer
Silvetti   Producer
C. Jones   Composer
Tommy McConnell   Composer
Randy Muller   Composer,Producer
David Corio   Cover Photo
Melvin Steals   Composer
S. Colby Miller   Composer
S. Young   Composer
R. Tyson   Composer
K. Miller   Composer
Quinton Scott   Liner Notes
R. James   Composer

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