Wednesday, April 18, 2007

A Tribe Called Quest - Revised Quest For The Seasoned Traveller

Now, I know I may have smoked a bit of herb in the early 1990's but I do not remember the name being spelled that way. Could have sworn it was 'Qwest', but I am digressing. It was easy to tell these boys were going places after I heard that green-vinyl debut single for "I Left My Wallet In El Segundo", way back in....Fall/Winter of 1989. Just smooth beats and quality production cobined with highly skilled rhymes. It's a shame that record sales rarely follow talent, for these fellas deserved a lot more shine than they saw. Either way, this is a little collection of b-sides and 12" remixes that will serve to remind us how great they were. Here's a tidbit from the interwebs -

"A dope collection of 12" and various remixes of Tribe Called Quest classics -- collected on this nice compilation -- which for a while seemed as tough to get a hold of as the original vinyl singles! What makes this set special is the that it features the really good remixes of the time, plus a UK house mix or two. Includes "Jazz (We Got) (re-recording)" - that appeared on the US 12-inch, "Butter (hip hop mix) ", "Scenario (young nation's mix)" - with Leaders of the New School and remixed by Young Disciples, "If The Papes Come (remix)" - previously available on 12" only, "Can I Kick It (extended boilerhouse mix)", "Check The Rhyme (mr. Muhammad's mix" - from the US single, "Pubic Enemy (saturday night virus discomix)", "Description Of A Fool (talkie)", "I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (vampire mix)", "Bonita Applebum (12" why? edit)", "Bonita Applebum (hootie mix)" - the one with the dope "Between The Sheets" sample"


Bonita Applebum (12'' Why? Edit)
I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Vampire Mix)
Description Of A Fool (Talkie)
Pubic Enemy (Saturday Night Virus Discomix)
Check The Rhime (Mr. Muhammad's Mix)
Luck Of Lucien (Main Mix)
Can I Kick It? (Extended Boilerhouse Mix)
Scenario (Young Nation Mix)
If The Papes Come (Remix)
Jazz (We've Got) (Re-recording)
Butter (Hip Hop Mix)
Bonita Applebum (Hootie Mix)

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DaddyRich said...

Greg said...

Excellent post....can't wait to get home to download it. Great to have you back....

Bucephalus said...

Glad you are back
It is my hope that you were vacationing somewhere tropical, but in case you've been feeling music is always helpful:
Patti Smith Group & John Cale 12/75

LIVE AT MOE(various artists)

Boss Martians
Invasion Of The Live...

Gang Of Four
The Peel Sessions

Sam Cooke
Live At The Harlem Square Club 1963

King Curtis
Live At The Fillmore West

Holly Golightly
Down Ginas@3

Live Club 47



Miles Of Aisles
The Real McKenzies
Pissed Tae Th' Gills

John McLaughlin
Tokyo '83

Gilda Radner
Live From New York

kd lang
Live by Request

stockholm 73

Jones Crusher - Halloween 77

Staples Singers
Let's Do It Again:
Greatest Hits Live in Concert

Tower of Power
Live Soul Vaccination

Siouxsie & The Banshees
The 7 Year Itch Live

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
The Lost Dallas Sessions 57-58

Humble Pie
Natural Born Boogie
Live BBC

Iggy Pop
Live At TheChannel, Boston, Mass 1988

Stiff Little Fingers
Live BBC

Me. said...

Excellent stuff, Bucephalus! Always great to see you posting kind words and music. Many thanks.