The Blackbyrds – City Life, UK BGP Records – BGPD 1086. Donald Byrd, R&B Jazz-Funk Fusion Vinyl LP
American rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion group, inspired by trumpeter Donald Byrd.
Formed in Washington, D.C., in 1973, & released seven albums and one compilation for Fantasy between 1974 and 1980.
Reformed in 2012 by Keith Killgo.
Allan Barnes (b.1949, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (reeds)
Barney Perry (b.1953, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.) (guitar)
Kevin Toney (b.1953 Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.) (keyboards)
Joseph Hall III (b.1954, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.) (bass)
Pericles Jacobs Jr. (b.1951, Washington D.C., U.S.A.) (percussion)
Keith Killgo (b.1954, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.) (drums)
Rock Creek Park 4:35
Thankful 'Bout Yourself 5:11
City Life 5:22
All I Ask 3:50
Happy Music 4:32
Love So Fine 5:00
Flying High 3:29
Hash And Eggs 5:06
ORIGIN : UK.
LABEL : BGP Records.
CONDITION OF GATEFOLD COVER: EX+.
CONDITION OF RECORD : EX.
RECORD GRADING DEFINITIONS
MINT: Never opened, still in original shrink wrap.
NM: Opened, appears unplayed.
EX: A few very light surface hair-line marks with no major deterioration to the sound quality.
VG: A few light scratches and/or scuffs creating audible background noise. There is no skipping or jumping on this record unless indicated in the condition description.
A plus or minus (+ or -) denotes slightly better or slightly less than a grade, eg. VG+.
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