It may not include Bohannon's mid-'70s hits "Footstompin'Music"and "Disco Stomp", but stick around. Play it—his best moments from five albums for Mercury between '77 and '80 —and you're doing your thing like a hammer, knowing you got to stay funky. With a rhythmic fire that burns like a blaze-up between James Brown, Barry White and Talking Heads, mixing African beat with disco heat, Bohannon—drummer and former Motown arranger—took dance to the point of zen, years before people redefined the noun "trance".

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Hamilton Bohannon – The Collection

It may not include Bohannon’s mid-’70s hits “Footstompin’Music”and “Disco Stomp”, but stick around. Play it?his best moments from five albums for Mercury between ’77 and ’80 ?and you’re doing your thing like a hammer, knowing you got to stay funky. With a rhythmic fire that burns like a blaze-up between James Brown, Barry White and Talking Heads, mixing African beat with disco heat, Bohannon?drummer and former Motown arranger?took dance to the point of zen, years before people redefined the noun “trance”. Unequivocally fantastic; it’ll take a tremendous act of will to take this off repeat play.