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Cymande: Second Time Around 12" (new)

Cymande: Second Time Around 12" (new)


Tags: · 70s · soul · soul and funk · spo-default · spo-disabled
Vendor
Janus Records
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$13.00

Cymande (pronounced Sah-mahn-day) are a legendary funk group formed in 1971 in London by musicians from Guyana, Jamaica and Saint Vincent. Their name was derived from a calypso word for Dove, symbolizing peace and love. Taking influences from their Guyanese and Jamaican roots Cymande fuses reggae influenced basslines, Afro-tinted Nyabinghi percussion, psychedelia and American influenced funk instrumentation creating a unique sound which they coined Nyah-Rock. The band were signed by producer John Schroeder to his Alaska label and went on to release three acclaimed albums in the early-to-mid-70s including 1973's Second Time Round which further developed their distinct musical stew epitomized by groove classic "Fug."