Homegrown Syndrome, Confrontation  
Homegrown Syndrome
Confrontation
GBR 7inch 
Label: Athens Of The North
Release Year: 2015
Style: Funk & Soul
 
  Tracks  
  Confrontation  
  You And Me Babe  
  Homgrown Syndrome is a strong 2 sided major label banger that has been heavily in demand (therefor expensive) for the last 8 or so years. A banging disco funk A side flipped with a deep quality 70s soul stepper, it's a no brainer. Tip for O.G heads: go for the Canadian press as they are vinyl and have the DOPE flip.

Homegrown Syndrome actually derived from the group Home Grown Funk...which originated from Memphis, Tennessee. We moved to Los Angeles, CA in 1977 where we met and worked with Ike Turner for 3 years, we were featured on his album "The Edge" with the song "Party Vibes". The original drummer (Steve Potts) and bass guitarist (Leon Aldridge) moved back to Memphis and we replaced them with LA area musicians...

While playing free concerts for radio station KACE FM we were approached by Perry Kibble a member of the group "A Taste Of Honey" (keyboards) he loved the group and he wanted to get together to see if we could do some recording. He took a cassette of our music to Larkin Arnold at Arista (Larkin signed A Taste Of Honey to Capitol Records) and secured us a record deal. There was one stipulation, they wanted us to change the name to Homegrown Syndrome.

At Arista we recorded and released the single "Confrontation" written and produced by Perry Kibble who also produced the B-Side "Just You And Me Babe" written (and shared lead vocals with me) by drummer Larry Cotton.

And as luck would have it, Larkin left Arista and went to Columbia Records 2 weeks after he signed us so we were left hanging in limbo. The only thing Arista did was release the record with no promotion and the rest is history. After Arista we went back to our original name

"Home Grown Funk". The members were:
Jerry Jones - Lead Vocals
Alvin Potts - Keyboards
James Lewis - Lead and rhythm guitar
Norman Avery - Rhythm & Lead guitar
Bill Pittman - Bass guitar
Larry Cotton - Drums and Lead vocals

We eventually parted ways and I continued on as a solo artist signing to Mercury Records and releasing the 12" record "Mysterious and Sexy" written by myself and Ernest Williamson and co-produced with Ronald (Khalis) Bell of "Kool And The Gang"...
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 16.00   Currently not on stock!
Please check back later or call us for more information:
+41 (0)43 322 02 04
 
  Releases of the same artist  
  No items found ..  
  Releases of the same label  
  Bileo, You Can Win  
Bileo
You Can Win
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Restocking!
 
  Brief Encounter, We Want To Play For You  
Brief Encounter
We Want To Play For You
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 17.00 Restocking!
 
  Cool Creations, Wish Upon Love  
Cool Creations
Wish Upon Love
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Add To Cart
 
  Creators, Just You & Me  
Creators
Just You & Me
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Add To Cart
 
  Donnel Pittman, Love Explosion  
Donnel Pittman
Love Explosion
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Restocking!
 
  Earth, Wind & Fire, Brazilian Rhyme  
Earth, Wind & Fire
Brazilian Rhyme
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Restocking!
 
  Flipside, Havin' A Party  
Flipside
Havin' A Party
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Add To Cart
 
  Friction Band, Watchin' You  
Friction Band
Watchin' You
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Add To Cart
 
  G.Q., Lies  
G.Q.
Lies
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 14.00 Add To Cart
 
  Hampshire & Foat, Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand  
Hampshire & Foat
Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand
[Athens Of The North]
TIP  
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 42.00 Add To Cart
 
  Hampshire & Foat, The Honeybear  
Hampshire & Foat
The Honeybear
[Athens Of The North]
TIP  
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 41.00 Restocking!
 
  Hard Drivers, Since I Was A Little Girl  
Hard Drivers
Since I Was A Little Girl
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Add To Cart
 
  Helio Matheus, Matheus Segundo Matheus  
Helio Matheus
Matheus Segundo Matheus
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 40.00 Add To Cart
 
  Henry Thomas & Rise, My Dreams Are Clouded  
Henry Thomas & Rise
My Dreams Are Clouded
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 17.00 Add To Cart
 
  Ice, Reality  
Ice
Reality
[Athens Of The North]
GBR 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Restocking!
 
Augustus Pablo
Eastman Dub
[Greensleeves]
Comptons Most Wanted
Music To Driveby
[Get On Down]
Conway , SonnyJim
Death By Misadventure
[Daupe!]
David Axelrod
Song Of Innocence
[Now Again]
Dick Dickson
In The Pocket
[BeauMonde Records]
El Michels Affair
Unathi
[Big Crown]
Elaquent
Baker's Dozen
[Fat Beats]
Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators
Cold Turkey Time
[Timmion Records]
Helio Matheus
Matheus Segundo Matheus
[Athens Of The North]
J.Rocc
Funky President Edits Vol.6
[Beat Junkie Sound]
Jack Pattern
Subliminale Materiale Ep
[Lustpoderosa]
José Manclière
Doubout Pou Gadé
[Diggersdigest]
MC Breed & DFC
MC Breed & DFC
[Snow Dog]
Muslims And Christians
Kamal Keila
[Habibi Funk]
Ozay Moore
In The Wake Of O
[Illect]
Slum Village
The Lost Scrolls 2 (Slum Village Edition)
[Ne'Astra Music Group]
Step By Step
Time After Time
[Numero Group]
Sth. Notional
Yawn Yawn Yawn
[Archeo Recordings]
Thee Lakesiders
Si Me Faltaras Tu
[Big Crown]
Various
Golden Hits - 10 Years Of Munich Hip Hop
[Tramp Records]
Various
J-Jazz (Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969-84)
[BBE Records]
  1. Roc Marciano
RR2- The Bitter Dose
 
  2. Sebb Bash
Imports
 
  3. Ben Pirani
Art School Girl
 
  4. Michal Turtle feat HOVE
Middle of the Road Less Travelled
 
  5. Thee Lakesiders
Si Me Faltaras Tu
 
  6. Ben Pirani
Light Of My Life
 
  7. Chuck Strangers
Consumers Park
 
  8. Euraf Yard Sound Große Systim
Cannibals
 
  9. Jack Pattern
Subliminale Materiale Ep
 
  10. Jonny Benavidez & Cold Diamond & Mink
Let's Get Together