Old School, Vol. 4

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
As expected, the fourth volume of the Thump label's popular Old School series bounces across three decades for its material, and listening from beginning to end isn't that much different from using a shuffle button, but the selections are too consistently strong to be discounted. Since Thump started this series, dozens of labels have covered roughly the same territory, often without coming close to the excellence shown throughout this series. Highlights of this volume include Howard Johnson's "So Fine," Slave's "Watching You," Stephanie Mills' "Whatcha Gonna Do with My Lovin'," the Invisible Man Band's "All Night Thing," and James Brown's "Make It Funky." A few second-tier...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
As expected, the fourth volume of the Thump label's popular Old School series bounces across three decades for its material, and listening from beginning to end isn't that much different from using a shuffle button, but the selections are too consistently strong to be discounted. Since Thump started this series, dozens of labels have covered roughly the same territory, often without coming close to the excellence shown throughout this series. Highlights of this volume include Howard Johnson's "So Fine," Slave's "Watching You," Stephanie Mills' "Whatcha Gonna Do with My Lovin'," the Invisible Man Band's "All Night Thing," and James Brown's "Make It Funky." A few second-tier selections are made, but the volume is, for the most part, thoroughly enjoyable and a real asset to any party worth attending.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/27/2011
  • Label: Thump Records
  • UPC: 720657404227
  • Catalog Number: 574042
  • Sales rank: 37,784

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 All Night Thing - The Invisible Man's Band (6:31)
  2. 2 Joystick - Dazz Band (3:56)
  3. 3 Shame - Evelyn "Champagne" King (6:32)
  4. 4 Brick House - The Commodores (3:27)
  5. 5 Looking For a New Love - Jody Watley (3:58)
  6. 6 I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You - Leon Haywood (3:45)
  7. 7 Make It Funky, Pt. 1 - James Brown (3:13)
  8. 8 Sexomatic - Bar-Kays (5:18)
  9. 9 So Fine - Howard Johnson (5:31)
  10. 10 Watching You - Slave (3:13)
  11. 11 What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin' - Stephanie Mills (4:01)
  12. 12 Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry (4:57)
  13. 13 Word Up - Cameo (4:18)
  14. 14 Behind the Groove - Teena Marie (4:00)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
James Brown Composer
Mtume Composer
Lionel Richie Composer
Jody Watley Composer
Leon Haywood Composer
Robert Parissi Composer
John Henry Fitch Composer
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