|1.||"Let Me Do My Thing" (3:24)|
|1.||"Let Me Do My Thing" (Voodoocuts edit) (4:20)|
According to the South American music specialists at Matasuna Records, Ralph Weeks' 1971 single "Let Me Do My Thing" - recorded alongside backing Los Dinamicos Exciters - is arguably the most sought-after Panamanian soul record around. As this reissue proves, Weeks' original version is rubbery, heavy and rousing, with the singer's rasping lead vocal soaring above a weighty backing track that sounds like a breezier take on the New York boogaloo sound. On the flip, Voodoocuts tools it up for modern dancefloors, underpinning his club-ready edit with punchy new drums that give the cut more of a breakbeat style swing.
Mukatsuku Records Chart, Voodoocuts, Juno Recommends Funk, Afro Beat Foundation, I Love 45's!, Calamity Jade (Willwork4funk), Jon Reynolds (LANDED Records), Charlie Bucket/ Dancing In Space, 45 Live, LEGO EDIT, Vito Lalinga
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