June 1 2009
Who would have ever thought the B side of a funk 45 would go on to become such an important part of Hip Hop and electronic music.
The WINSTONS released a grammy award winning single in 1969 entitled "Color Him Father". The song was one of the top 100 R&B cuts in the that year, but the B Side to that 45 would go on to change the sound of Hip Hop and eventually create an entire genre of electronic music. Drum and Bass aka Jungle was pretty much entirely founded on this drum break.
Check out this video on the history of this break!