Wednesday, June 27, 2007
It's Not Just Funky, It's a Funky Plus!
Simtec & Wylie - Put an Added Plus to Your Love
The story of Simtec & Wylie is told in part in a post I did some time ago regarding Simtec Simmon's "Limber Up" (which kicked off the latest podcast as well). Although the duo is best-known for their sides for Mister Chand in the '70s, some soul fans consider their 45s for Shama (Syl Johnson's label) to be their best. "Put an Extra Plus to Your Love" was coupled with "Gimme Some of What You Got," another fine funky 45, as a Shama single in 1970. This is sockin' soul power at its finest, with Simtec & Wylie bringing their usual hard singing to a strong groove.