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LA Carnival — Would Like To Pose A Question

One of the first previously-unreleased funk and soul albums issued by Now-Again, way back in 2003, and it still sounds amazing today. Well, it would have to: it’s the brainchild of bandleader/drummer/singer/songwriter Lester Abrams who crafted hit singles like “Minute by Minute” by the Doobie Brothers. Yeah, really. Back in early 70s Omaha, however, he brought a multi-racial band into the Pacific Avenue studio to cut an album’s worth of material. Only one single – “Color” b/w “Blink Man” – was ever issued, and this album sat on master tapes in Abrams’ closet until Egon dug them out in 2001. Gatefold 2 LP with liner notes contained on sleeve; jewel case CD with

01. Flyin
LA Carnival
4:49
02. We Need Peace and Love
LA Carnival
4:03
03. (We’d Like To) Pose a Question
LA Carnival
3:23
04. Seven Steps to Nowhere
LA Carnival
4:57
05. Blind Man
LA Carnival
2:59
06. Can You Hum a Tune?
LA Carnival
2:01
07. Color
LA Carnival
2:30
08. The Klan
LA Carnival
7:42
09. Black Man’s March
LA Carnival
3:15
10. Ron’s Tune
LA Carnival
4:36
11. Scratchin’ (Live)
LA Carnival
5:41
12. Ron’s Tune (Alternate Take)
LA Carnival
6:34
13. Bad Luck
LA Carnival
3:07
14. Blues For L.A.
LA Carnival
2:50