Length 10 tracks, Release Date 10 June Related Tags funk soul 70s war rock Add tags View all tags. Tracklist Sorted by: Running order Running order Most popular. Buy Loading. More Love this track. Play album Buy Loading. Scrobble Stats? What is scrobbling? Artist images 19 more. War , listeners Related Tags funk soul black metal There are at least nine artists with this name: 1.
WAR were a popular funk group of the '70s. They mixed soul, jazz, blues, reggae, Latin and rock influences in their music. They had a very recognizable sound, due to their mix of harmonica, horns, guitar, bass, percussion, and vocals. WAR was initially formed in from a band called Nightshift to jam while Eric Burdon free-associated lyrics. They released two albums under Burdon's name, the first of which contained the hit Spill the Wine.
Burdon left the group in , and WAR had several major hits through the ear… read more. There are at least nine artists with this name: 1. They had… read more. They had a very recognizable sound, due to their mix o… read more. Similar Artists Play all. Trending Tracks 1. Features Exploring the local sounds and scenes at Noise Pop Fest. Albums of the latest and loved, and the ones to look out for discover By okspud1 15 Feb am. All Things Hyped: Last. Play track. Love this track. More Love this track Set track as current obsession Get track Loading.
Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 April Friday 3 April Saturday 4 April Sunday 5 April These easy-to-remember hooks, along with the funk-driven rhythm section, make this song one of War's signature tunes, and the "most fun," according to lead vocalist and guitarist Scott.
It was certified gold. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the War song. Download as PDF Printable version. Add links. Soul , funk. United Artists. Even if the jams sometimes got indulgent, they demonstrated War's truly group-minded approach: no one soloist or vocalist really stood above the others even though all were clearly talented , and their grooving interplay placed War in the top echelon of funk ensembles.
Guitarist Howard Scott and drummer Harold Brown started the group in while attending high school in the Compton area, and three years later, the lineup also featured keyboardist Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan, bassist Morris "B. In , the band was reconfigured and dubbed Nightshift; Peter Rosen was the new bassist, and percussionist Thomas Sylvester "Papa Dee" Allen, who'd previously played with Dizzy Gillespie, came onboard, along with two more horn players.
Dickerson later returned when Rosen died of a drug overdose. In , Nightshift began backing football star Deacon Jones a defensive end for the L. Rams during his singing performances in a small club, where they were discovered by producer Jerry Goldstein. Goldstein suggested the band as possible collaborators to former Animals lead singer Eric Burdon, who along with Danish-born harmonica player Lee Oskar born Oskar Levetin Hansen had been searching L.
After witnessing Nightshift in concert, Burdon took charge of the group. He gave them a provocative new name, War, and replaced the two extra horn players with Oskar. To develop material, War began playing marathon concert jams over which Burdon would free-associate lyrics. In August , Burdon and War entered the studio for the first time, and after some more touring, they recorded their first album, 's Eric Burdon Declares War. The spaced-out daydream of "Spill the Wine" was a smash hit, climbing to number three and establishing the group in the public eye.
Tracklist: A1. Intro: By Councilman David Cunningham feat. David Cunningham A2. Retrieved 14 June Retrieved August 21, Complete UK Hit Singles 1st ed. London: Collins. War Live Greatest Hits LiveThe series originally consisted of two studio albums (The Music Band, The Music Band 2, both in ) and a live album (The Music Band Live, ), but after the band left MCA in and had already made records for other labels, MCA expanded the series with a compilation (The Best of the Music Band, ) and a third original album of left.