Article number: LPSBCS25
this Soul Brother reissue, originally a 1974 release on the Sussex label. "Salt of The Earth" includes the funk hits 'Blow your Whistle'/'Funk To The folks', and 'If It Ain't Funky', along with the heavily sampled 'Ashley's Roachclip'. It also includes an interpretation of Bacharach and David's 'Close To You’, showing a mellower side which has become popular on the rare groove/two step scene.
This album must be one of the most sampled in the history of hip hop, with ‘Ashley’s Roachclip’ having been used by ERIC B AND RAKIM ‘Paid In Full’, KOOL MD on the top 10 hit ‘I Go To Work’ , LL COOL J on his No1 hit ‘Jack The Ripper’, RUN DMC, PM DAWN, ICE T, and the Uk’s own CATCH 22 amongst others, ‘Funk Top The Folks’ by ICE CUBE,GODFATHER DON, POINT BLANK AND CHILL ROB G, and ‘Blow Your Whistle’ by PUBLIC ENEMY and DEF JEFF ON ‘Droppin Rhythm On Drum’, making it an album that every Hip Hop sample fan wants in their collection.