What do Tyler the Creator, Mantronix, Stetsasonic, DJ Shadow, Eric B and Rakim, Brand Nubian, Jay-Z and N.W.A. have in common? What do UK Apachi and Shy FX, DJ Zinc, Bukem, Ganja Kru, Lemon D Ice, Dillinga, Photek, 4-Hero, Congo Natty, Krome and Time, Roni Size, Skream and Shut Up and Dance have in common?
Not to mention The Prodigy, Squarepusher, Leftfield, Oasis, Aphex Twin, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, David Bowie, Primal Scream, Lady Gaga and Dizzee Rascal? Answer: They have all sampled The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’!
The Winstons’ ‘Amen, Brother’ is the most sampled drum break in the history of music (over 5000+ according to whosampled.com) and has shaped the history of electronic music ever since its creation in 1969.
This is the official release of the Winston’s Color Him Father album, out of print for fifty years on vinyl, a glorious break-heavy album of soul, funk and gospel featuring the single ‘Color Him Father’, ‘Amen, Brother’ and loads more! The fully remastered album is housed in exact-reproduction original sleeve and design and comes with 4 extra bonus tracks that the group released only as singles.
2LP - There is also a very special one-off first pressing only of this album that comes with an exclusive one-sided 12” of ‘Amen, Brother’ featuring a specially extended break mix of the classic tune.