Scorpio - Dennis Coffey And The Detroit Guitar Band - Evolution (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. Home / Issue / Features / Dennis Coffey: The original guitar hero Feature Having, during his five-decade-plus career, been guitarist-of-choice for major artists as diverse as The Temptations, Funkadelic and Del Shannon, foundational Detroit guitar legend Dennis Coffey this month releases his new, fourteenth studio album titled simply.
  2. Dennis Coffey's Sussex label debut remains his most consistent and rewarding LP, not to mention his most commercially successful. Evolution delivers precisely what its title promises, spotlighting Coffey's growth as a guitarist and as a composer. Its infectious centerpiece "Scorpio" reached the R&B Top Ten, buoyed by Coffey's ear-grabbing guitar intro and a Hall of Fame drum break that is the.
  3. Biography. Coffey learned to play guitar at the age of thirteen, in the Michigan Upper Peninsula town of Copper dustbermomartmassmavobasatihottumb.coinfo , as a fifteen-year-old sophomore at Detroit's Mackenzie High School, Dennis played his first record session - backing Vic Gallon in "I'm Gone", on the Gondola record label. In the early s he joined The Royaltones who had had hits with "Poor Boy" in and "Flamingo.
  4. "Scorpio" was written by Dennis Coffey for his sophomore album Evolution. The guitar line which begins the record actually consists of nine guitar riffs overdubbed on top of .
  5. Evolution, an Album by Dennis Coffey and The Detroit Guitar Band. Released in October on Sussex (catalog no. SXBS ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Funk Rock.
  6. A scorching funk instrumental penned and performed by longtime Detroit session guitarist Dennis Coffey, "Scorpio" is one of the classic breakbeat tunes that laid the foundation for hip-hop's sound, first as a popular record among DJs in the s and then as a much-sampled rhythm track.
  7. Among hip hop’s staple breaks is Scorpio, a single from Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band’s Evolution album. Scorpio was canonised in hip hop’s breakbeat lore through its inclusion on the first volume of Paul Winley’s Super Disco Brakes in Perhaps the most interesting thing about Scorpio, though, is its life after hip hop.
  8. Many know "Scorpio" as Coffey's perhaps best single that is on here, but there are other great melodies and bass line that require this vinyl album. Most of the songs on this are on CD's or whatnot, but not "Garden of the Moon" and others which I enjoyed. You need this album for the whole shebang5/5(3).

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