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Celebrating its 50th birthday this year, Westbound Records is the Detroit institution that discovered Funkadelic and the Ohio Players, with a rich catalogue that is probably amongst the most sampled in the world.


The “Super Breaks” series makes a welcome return, throwing the spotlight on the records which have been sampled on both Westbound and its Eastbound subsidiary. These come not only from the more obvious names such as the Detroit Emeralds, Denise LaSalle, Junie Morrison, Funkadelic and Ohio Players, but also the lesser-known Pleasure Web and the Magictones.


The list of artists who have sampled these records reads like a Who’s Who of the hip-hop and dance worlds. These tracks will be recognised from well-known records by Kanye West, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Fatboy Slim, and many more. Both the double vinyl and the CD come with extensive sleeve notes and a breakdown of where each track has been sampled.

Various Artists - Westbound Super Breaks

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  • A1. Junie – Suzie Thundertussy

    A2. Funkadelic – You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks

    A3. The Detroit Emeralds – You're Gettin' A Little To Smart

    A4. King Errisson – Back From The Dead

    A5. Pleasure Web – Music Man Part 2


    B1. Magictones – Good Old Music

    B2. Funkadelic – I'll Bet You

    B3. Junie – Tightrope (Single Mix)

    B4. Caesar Frazier – Funk It Down

    B5. Fuzzy Haskins – The Fuz And Da Boog


    C1. Ohio Players – Funky Worm

    C2. Spanky Wilson – Kissing My Lov

    C3. The Detroit Emeralds – Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms)

    C4. Unique Blend – Does He Treat You Better

    C5. Fantastic Four – Mixed Up Moods And Attitudes (Tom Moulton Mix)


    D1. Funkadelic – I Wanna Know If It's Good To You?

    D2. The Counts – Pack Of Lies

    D3. Fantastic Four – Disco Pool Blues (Tom Moulton Mix)

    D4. Denise LaSalle – Heartbreaker Of The Year

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