Monday, September 19, 2016

Incredible Bongo Band - 1974 - The Return Of The Incredible Bongo Band

Incredible Bongo Band 
1974
The Return Of The Incredible Bongo Band




01. Kiburi 2:15
02. When The Bed Breaks Down, I'll Meet You In The Spring 2:29
03. Sing, Sing, Sing 4:09
04. Pipeline 3:45
05. Wipeout 4:25
06. Hang Down Your Head Tom Dooley, Your Tie's Caught In Your Zipper 2:39
07. Slightly Reminiscent Of Topsy (Part 1,2 & 3)
08. Sharp Nine 3:11
09. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 3:56
10. Got The Sun In The Morning And The Daughter At Night 1:56
11. Ohkey Dokey 2:45


King Errisson
Harvey Mason
Hal Blane
Jim Gordon
Ringo Starr
Mike Melovin



Liner notes from back cover:

The Incredible Bongo Band is a blend of many multi-talented people. All of the musicians who contributed to the making of this album cannot be listed because of their contractual ties to other labels.
The making of the album in Vancouver served as a retreat for a group of weary super and superstar musicians who combined with many of Canada's finest on this album.
A few of the featured musicians include:
Jim Gordon; Ringo Starr has said, ''Jim is one of the three finest drummers in the world'', (the other two are probably Jim Keltner and Ringo). he has been a member of ''Traffic'' and ''Derek and the Dominoes'' and a regular part of such supergroups as ''Bread''. Jim composed ''Layla'', and contributed to many smash hits.
King Errisson is probably the best percussionist in the world. His bongo and conga playing has contributed to the success of literaly hundreds of hit records, including all the Jackson Five hits, and, in fact, the majority of Motown chart winners over the past seven years. King has toured with Diana Ross and he is truly one of the most colorful musicians in the world today.
Steve Douglas is an immigrated Canadian citizen who loves Canada and doesn't miss the L.A. rat race at all. He is one of the most talented horn men in the world. Steve's experiments with electronic horns, flutes, etc. are truly unequalled. As a producer, Steve is one of the most respected in the states, having chalked up gold records with ''The Lettermen'' and other groups.
Perry Botkin Jr. is a multi-talented triple threat. Perry is a writer, musician and producer of the highest order, who recently received and Academy Award nomination for ''Bless the Beasts and the Children'' (he lost to Isaac Hayes ''Shaft''). He started as a member of ''Cheers'' (black denim trousers and motorcycle boots) and is responsible for dozens of hits for such groups as ''The Lettermen'', ''Vanity Fair'' and Ed Ames'. He has written and worked with such superstars as Harry Nilsson.
Michael Viner formed ''The Incredible Bongo Band'' to be a musical forum for himself and his friends to work with people who like working with one another.Their objective is to try musical ideas, while having fun at the same time. ''The Bongo Band'' has picked up ideas from a multitude of friends ranging from Harry Nilsson to Ringo Starr. Mike Deasy, who played with Elvis Presley for many years, made a large contribution to this album. There are plans to record part of the next album in England with the London Symphony Orchestra. ''The Incredible Bongo Band's'' first single, ''Bongo Rock'' is close to two million sales worldwide and is still one of the most popular discotheque records in the world.
This new album is filled with sounds and new directions.
We hope you like it!


Re-released for the first time since 1974, this is the sequel to the classic 1973 ‘Bongo Rock’, which became a foundation of rap and popular music, up to the present day. This LP has been sampled by Bentley Rhythm Ace, Fatboy Slim, Macy Gray, Group Home and Koushik. Reproduced on heavyweight 180g vinyl and in top-quality Japanese sleeves.

The Incredible Bongo Band is a blend of many multi-talented people. Jim Gordon is one of the featured musicians. Ringo Starr has said "Jim is one of the finest drummers in the world". Gordon composed 'Layla' in association with Eric Clapton.

King Errisson is one of the best percussionists in the world, having contributed to the Jackson Five and most other Motown hits as well as touring with Diana Ross.

Perry Botkin Jr. is a writer, musician and producer of the highest order who received an Academy Award nomination for "Bless the Beasts and the Children" and produced groups such as as The Letterman, Vanity Fair and Ed Ames.

Micheal Viner formed The Incredible Bongo Band to be a musical forum for himself and his friends. The Bongo Band has picked up ideas from a multitude of greats ranging from Harry Nilsson to Rongo Starr and Mike Deasy, who played with Elvis Presley for many years, made a large contribution to this album.

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