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  • Singer: Skull Snaps
  • Album: Skull Snaps
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  • Released: 1973
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Skull Snaps - Skull Snaps mp3 flac

Skull Snaps was an enigmatic funk group active between 1963 and 1973. The group is known for their mysterious origins and the anonymity of their members, with the identities of their members being unknown for most of their career and long afterward. Until 1970 they were known as The Diplomats, and released a number of singles with some success. Renamed Skull Snaps, they released an eponymous album on the small GSF label in 1973 before suddenly disappearing.

Profile: Founded in New York by Ervin Waters and Samm Culley, both originally from Maryland.

Original vinyl copies of Skull Snaps' one and only LP continue to exchange hands on the rare groove market for three figures. There are two reasons for this: one, it's rare, and two, the drum breaks from the album have been feasted upon for samples so frequently that samples of the samples have likely been sampled. It's not that the album is spectacular - it's merely a decent early-'70s funk record from some accomplished musicians who don't exactly leave a trademark of their own throughout its nine songs.

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Skull Snaps is the first, and the only album released by the enigmatic Funk trio, Skull Snaps. The album was released in 1973 on the now-defunct GSF Records. The ominous artwork is a result of the band’s strange name, and the record company’s inability to market the band. Bassist Sam O. Culley said this about the album cover: So we said, ‘We’ll have no pictures on the album. The guy who did the artwork put the three skeletons on top of the damned skull and I’m like, ‘Damn that’s crazy looking. It’s the scariest shit I’ve ever seen. It made me think of bikers. That was my first thought.

Everything pointed towards the Skull Snaps album as a single totemic object, packaged in a way that predicted its own disinterment almost twenty-five years later. For those who sampled it, myth maintenance was advantageous, both for their reputations and for their consciences.

Tracklist

A1 My Hang Up Is You 4:02
A2 Having You Around 4:30
A3 Didn't I Do It To You 3:15
A4 All Of A Sudden 3:23
A5 It's A New Day 3:04
B1 I'm Your Pimp 4:03
B2 I Turn My Back On Love 2:45
B3 Trespassing 4:03
B4 I'm Falling Out Of Love 2:46

Credits

  • Arranged By – Bert Keyes, Skull Snaps
  • Engineer – Ed Stasium
  • Producer – George Kerr

Notes

Label variation. Original 1973 release that has group name capitalization error "the Skull Snaps" fixed on later releases.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): GSF-S-1011A-Z-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): GSF-S-1011B-Z-5

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
GSF-S-1011 Skull Snaps Skull Snaps ‎(LP, Album) GSF Records GSF-S-1011 US 1973
GSI-1011 Skull Snaps Skull Snaps ‎(LP, Album, Gat) GSF Records GSI-1011 Italy 1973
TSC 101 Skull Snaps Skull Snaps ‎(8-Trk, Album) Fonit Cetra TSC 101 Italy 1973
CPCD 8094 Skull Snaps Skull Snaps ‎(CD, Album, RM) Charly Groove CPCD 8094 UK 1995
MMV-1011 Skull Snaps Skull Snaps ‎(LP, Album, RE) MMR Incorporated MMV-1011 1994