Evolution (Dennis Coffey album)
|Studio album by Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army|
|Recorded||1971 GM Studio, Detroit, Michigan|
|Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army chronology|
Evolution is the second album by session guitarist Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Army.
Released in 1971 under the Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band banner the album charted at number thirteen on the Top Soul Albums chart due to the funk instrumental Scorpio which charted at number six on the U.S. Pop Singles chart and number nine on the US Soul Singles chart.
All tracks composed by Dennis Coffey; except where indicated
- "Getting It On" (Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore) (2:31)
- "Whole Lot of Love" (Jimmy Page, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant) (2:33)
- "Summertime Girl" (3:06)
- "Scorpio" (4:20)
- "Garden of the Moon" (3:23)
- "Impressions Of" (4:48)
- "Sad Angel" (3:40)
- "Big City Funk" (Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore) (2:55)
- "Wind Song" (2:44)
- "Good Time Rhythm and Blues" (2:44)
- Dennis Coffey - Alto Guitar, Sitar
- Joe Podorsek - Baritone Guitar
- Ray Monette - Tenor Guitar
- Bob Babbitt - Bass
- Jack Ashford - Percussion
|Billboard Pop Albums||36|
|Billboard Top Soul Albums||13|
|1972||"Getting It On"||93||-|
Samples & Covers
- Public Enemy sampled "Scorpio" on their song "Night of the Living Baseheads" on their album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back in 1988.
- LL Cool J sampled "Scorpio" on his song "Jingling Baby" on his album Walking with a Panther in 1989.
- Queen Latifah sampled "Scorpio" on her song "Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children" on her album All Hail the Queen in 1989.
- Young MC sampled "Scorpio" on his song "Bust a Move" on his album Stone Cold Rhymin' in 1989.
- Geto Boys sampled "Scorpio" on their song "Do it Like a G.O." on their albums Grip It! On That Other Level in 1989 and The Geto Boys in 1990.
- Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth sampled "Scorpio" on their song "Keep It Flowing" on their album Funky Technician in 1990.
- House of Pain sampled "Scorpio" on their song "All My Love" on their album House of Pain in 1992.