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The Just Bros Story by Rob Moss

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As a Northern Soul anthem, "Sliced Tomatoes" by the Just Brothers stands alone. It retains all the hallmarks of a classic Detroit instrumental - exuding pure excitement onto every dance floor, and transfixing the listener with infectious rhythm guitar licks and a rapid fire drum track.

When it was released in 1972 on Music Merchant records, the reaction across the land was immediate ... and enduring. It became THE floor filler, almost without equal, and literally defined a music genre single handedly.

To the keen ear, however, something was amiss. True aficionados struggled to understand how a record so gloriously mired in the 1960s, by 'sound', 'feel' and technique, could have come out yesterday! The full story of it's creation and development presents a fascinating insight into some of the more bizarre aspects of recording practice, and leads perfectly into a scrutiny of a group that had previously been shrouded in mystery.

Unlike most groups, the Just Brothers evolved....

 

note from the soul source team - sorry but all Robs non-current articles are now clipped due to a future book release - watch out for news of that!




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