Head Games (The Story of Larry Akles & CBM Records)
CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK BAND

CD £15.99
  • SKU: PASTDUECD10
  • UPC: 5060670883711
  • Release Date: 19 July 2019

Description

Label Review. 

Modern Soul and Boogie Funk from the early 1980s. Also available on vinyl

Our Overview. 

Founded by Larry Akles in 1971 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, The Chocolate Buttermilk Band, has been one of the busiest and most successful cover and backing bands in the Southern United States for the last five decades. While they’re little known outside the region, their handful of singles from the early 1980s are, for record collectors, among the best and most desirable in Modern Soul and Boogie Funk.

This compilation includes every song released by the Chocolate Buttermilk Band, remastered and reissued for the first time. In Larry Akles own words, “This girl in Atlanta told me one time, she said ‘Larry, I heard on the radio that Chocolate Buttermilk was going to be on the show, and I told my girlfriend, Oh, it’s gonna be onnnn if Chocolate Buttermilk on there, ’cause whoever come behind them, they got to go!’” He continues, “When we hit the stage, boy it’d be some fire. We wouldn’t have to get warmed up. We’d start off hot!”