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  • Audio CD (March 1, 2005)
  • Original Release Date: January 1, 2005
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Numero
  • ASIN: B0006HCYJ2
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #119,431 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Eccentric Soul: The Bandit Label takes a look at the bizarre side of Chicago soul through twenty tracks of blistering R&B, sweet soul, and discofied funk. Hundreds of hours were spent researching, interviewing, re-mastering, and compiling the history of Bandit and the life of Arrow Brown. Unearthed in the process were two cassette tapes worth of acappella rehearsals that Numero has done their best to preserve in their lo-fi, in-the-red state.

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The Numero Group serves up a collection of unheard 70's soul from obscure South-side Chicago label Bandit Records. Between 1969 and 1981, the handful of 45s and single LP released on the Bandit imprint were orchestrated by musical/business mastermind Arrow Brown-- the reissue liner notes detail the somewhat incestuous group of family, friends, and oddballs he assembled to perform his compositions. The result is smooth vocal soul, heavy on the strings, informed as much by the Philly sound of the Spinners and the Delfonics as by Chicago natives the Chi-Lites. Highlights include The Majestic Arrows' falsetto stylings on "Doing It For Us" and "Going To Make A Time Machine", and the pre-adolescent love musings on "Sweet Pea" sung by the unusually-named Altyrone Deno Brown (7-year old son of label proprietor Arrow). --Ben Heege

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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Mark H. Ballard on November 1, 2006
Format: Audio CD
this album is money, and for that matter this whole eccentric soul series is money. i got two of these discs so far, the other being the deep soul label (also terrific). singer neko case highly recommended the big mack label in a recent ny times article. i'm definitely getting the rest of the series asap. as for the bandit label... the opening track, 'one more time around' is butter...there's some 7 year old kid, i think i remember reading that he was 7, but he's something special. basically, there isn't a bad track and if you enjoy old soul music, that really rich, gritty soul -- these discs are 100% for you. bravo and kudos to the numero group label for getting these out!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Donald E. Gilliland on August 12, 2013
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Another mind-blowing, head-spinning compilation or rare soul tracks, plucked from obscurity (and maybe a trash bin or two) by the Numero Group. If you have enjoyed the other excellent soul compilations that Numero has reissued, you'll want to hear this one too. It's another real treat. Read this first paragraph from the liner notes in the booklet and tell me you aren't intrigued:

"It could almost be fiction. The house passing as a home, the harem passing as a family, the rising star brutally murdered in his prime, the dream, the con; the end. Arrow Brown inhabited the same south side Chicago landscape as Afro-Noir author Iceberg Slim's ghetto characters ... Most of the people involved in the dozen or so records that his tiny Chicago imprint released between 1969 and 1981 have either died, disappeared, or both. Those who survived try not to spend much time thinking about the music they made at 4114 South Martin Luther King Drive, or the man who ruled their lives with an iron fist."

That man, Arrow Brown, was indeed a musical dictator of sorts, but also a very talented one. He wrote and produced all the songs on this impressive CD. No exact dates are given for these recordings, except for a few notes in the booklet that tell you a certain record came out in 1969, or a few were made in 1972 or 1973. Certainly, the bulk of these songs were recorded in the early 70s when Brown had the money to keep putting out records. But as with most small companies, the Bandit label had difficulty getting both airplay and their records in stores, especially outside the Chicago area. And of course there was some bad luck. One of the singers that Brown produced in 1972, Johnny Davis, "was brutally murdered, thrown headfirst from a balcony, and stuffed into a trash incinerator" in 1973.
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