|ART 10009||The Watts 103rd Street Strings||Soul-A-Go-Go / Crossover (7", TP, W/Lbl)||Achievement Records||ART 10009||UK||1999|
Album: 60 R&B Hits. Download The Watts 103rd Street Strings - Soul a Go-Go.
Written-By, Arranged By, Producer – Clive Scott, Ian Levine. The Watts 103rd Street Strings. Soul-A-Go-Go, Crossover (7", TP, W/Lbl).
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band is an American soul and funk band. Formed in the early 1960s, they had the most visibility from 1967 to 1973 when the band had 9 singles reach Billboard's pop and/or rhythm and blues charts, such as "Do Your Thing" ( Pop, R&B), "Till You Get Enough" ( R&B, Pop), and "Love Land" (R&B Pop They are best known for their biggest hit on Warner Bros.
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65 Bars And A Taste Of Soul by The Watts 103rd. The 65 bars song was supposed to be a funky instrumental, but I got a ballad with strings. I am not a great lover of most soul music but this is an exception. Charles Watts and the 103 street band played music with the actual soul of what people associate soul music with. it was innovative for it's time. Later bands like the Ohio Players or the Bar Keys followed this tradition but I can't really say progressed it to the point the Funkadellics did or Parliament.
Released in 1968, the second album from the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band finds Charles Wright and company still trying to translate their nightclub and singles success into record album sales. Gadson and McKay would go on to join Earth, Wind & Fire while Dunlap joined Bill Withers' band.