Tag Archives: 1974

First Choice – BeatSession 05|14|13

The Original Sample: All I Need is Time by First Choice This week’s sample comes from First Choice’s 1974 release, The Player. On to the next… peace, @illa0804 /@GenerationILL Featured Beats and Producers:

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Donald Byrd Tribute – BeatSession 02|19|13

The Original Sample: Think Twice feat. Kay Haith by Donald Byrd This week we pay tribute to the amazing jazz trumpeter, Donald Byrd, by sampling “Think Twice” from his 1974 release, Stepping into Tomorrow. Byrd is one of the first … Continue reading

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Lamont Dozier – BeatSession 12|11|12

The Original Sample: Prelude / Rose by Lamont Dozier This week’s sample comes from Lamont Dozier’s 1974 release Black Bach. This week’s session also features several throwback submissions from BeatSession 02|22|09. On to the next… peace, @illa0804 /@GenerationILL Quick Update: ► Mists … Continue reading

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The Whispers – What More Can a Girl Ask For | BeatSession 04|10|12

The Original Sample: What More Can a Girl Ask For by The Whispers I credit my dad with being my first music influence growing up. One day — I couldn’t have been more than 11 or 12 yrs old — … Continue reading

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BeatSession 01|31|12 (Etta James Tribute)

The Original Sample: Feeling Uneasy by Etta James Etta James is actually an anagram of her birth-given name Jamessetta. The name Etta was given to her by Johnny Otis just prior to her first recording in 1954. Today she is … Continue reading

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