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is the debut album by the East Bay Grease soul funk group Tower of Power. It is characteristic of the Bay City funk style they helped to establish and further built upon throughout their career. The album was released on CD in 1992 by Rhino Records.
Track listing [ edit ]
All selections written by Emilio Castillo & Stephen Kupka, except "Sparkling in the Sand" by Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka, and Lawrence Lopez.
"Knock Yourself Out" - 7:08
"Social Lubrication" - 7:28
"The Price" - 6:09
"Back on the Streets Again" - 5:50
"The Skunk, the Goose, and the Fly" - 5:55
"Sparkling in the Sand" - 9:06
Personnel [ edit ]
Rufus Miller - lead vocals (except "Sparkling in the Sand")
Emilio "Mimi" Castillo - alto saxophone, vocals, extra greasy vocal on "The Skunk, the Goose, and the Fly"
David Garibaldi - drums, vibes, background vocals
Greg Adams - first trumpet
Steve Kupka - baritone saxophone, background vocals Skip Mesquite - tenor saxophone, flute, vocals
David Padron - second trumpet
Frank Prestia - bass Rick Stevens - lead vocal on "Sparkling in the Sand", background vocals
Willy Fulton - guitar, background vocals
Mic Gillette - trumpet, trombone, flugelhorn solo on "Sparkling in the Sand" Ken Balzell - trumpet
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