The Source (Grandmaster Flash album)

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The Source
Grandmaster Flash - The Source.png
Studio album by
Released March 2, 1986
Genre Hip-hop
Length 39:52
Label Elektra
60476
Producer Grandmaster Flash, Vinnie Castellano
Grandmaster Flash chronology
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
(1985)
The Source
(1986)
Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang
(1987)

The Source is the fourth studio album by Grandmaster Flash, released in 1986. It was reissued in the US on CD for the first time in 2005 (Collectors' Choice Music, CCM-583-2).

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
The Village Voice C[2]

Track listing

  1. "Street Scene" – 3:06
  2. "Style (Peter Gunn Theme)" – 3:57
  3. "Ms. Thang" – 3:55
  4. "P.L.U. (Peace, Love and Unity)" – 3:57
  5. "Throwin' Down" – 3:45
  6. "Behind Closed Doors" – 3:39
  7. "Larry's Dance Theme (Part 2)" – 3:31
  8. "Lies" – 3:32
  9. "Fastest Man Alive" – 5:22
  10. "Freelance" – 5:08

Personnel

  • Groups Official Website
  • The Kidd Creole's Official Website
  • Grandmaster Flash (Joseph Saddler) – turntables
  • The Kidd Creole (Nathaniel Glover jr) – Lead and background vocals, writer and arranger
  • Rahiem (Guy Todd Williams) – Lead and background vocals, writer and arranger
  • La Von (Kevin Lavon Dukes) – Lead and background vocals, writer and arranger, bass guitar
  • Broadway (Russell Wheeler) – rap vocals
  • Larry "Love" (Larry Parker) – Dancer
  • Shame (Jesse Dukes) – Flash's assistant

Musicians

Recorded and mixed at Grand Slam Studio, West Orange, NJ.

References

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r53312
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five [extended]". The Village Voice. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
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