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24-Carat Black - Ghetto Misfortune’s Wealth (180g LP)
24-Carat Black - Ghetto Misfortune’s Wealth (180g LP)
24-Carat Black - Ghetto Misfortune’s Wealth (180g LP)
24-Carat Black - Ghetto Misfortune’s Wealth (180g LP)

Stax Records

24-Carat Black - Ghetto Misfortune’s Wealth (180g LP)

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Commonly regarded as one of the first-ever concept records of the soul genre, this dark masterpiece combines the lush orchestral arrangements of Isaac Hayes collaborator Dale Warren with Blaxploitation-style funk grooves, resulting in a sound that would rocket it to cult-classic status among DJs and producers who have sampled it for tracks by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Digable Planets, Dr. Dre, and many others.

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Side A 
1 Synopsis One: In The Ghetto / God Save The World (8:34) 
2 Poverty's Paradise (12:40) 
3 Brown-Baggin' (6:45)

Side B 
1 Synopsis Two: Mother's Day (2:04) 
2 Mother's Day (9:46) 
3 Foodstamps (6:26) 
4 Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth (3:41) 
5 24-Carat Black (Theme) (7:15)

• Features 180-gram vinyl cut at Ardent studios on the original Stax lathe and pressed in Memphis at Memphis Record Pressing. 

• Old-school style tip-on jacket with printed inner sleeve featuring new liner notes by Rob Bowman, Grammy® Award winning author of Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records.

 

Details

Commonly regarded as one of the first-ever concept records of the soul genre, this dark masterpiece combines the lush orchestral arrangements of Isaac Hayes collaborator Dale Warren with Blaxploitation-style funk grooves, resulting in a sound that would rocket it to cult-classic status among DJs and producers who have sampled it for tracks by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Digable Planets, Dr. Dre, and many others.

Questions? 
Read our Store FAQ or Contact Us

Tracklist

Side A 
1 Synopsis One: In The Ghetto / God Save The World (8:34) 
2 Poverty's Paradise (12:40) 
3 Brown-Baggin' (6:45)

Side B 
1 Synopsis Two: Mother's Day (2:04) 
2 Mother's Day (9:46) 
3 Foodstamps (6:26) 
4 Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth (3:41) 
5 24-Carat Black (Theme) (7:15)

Features

• Features 180-gram vinyl cut at Ardent studios on the original Stax lathe and pressed in Memphis at Memphis Record Pressing. 

• Old-school style tip-on jacket with printed inner sleeve featuring new liner notes by Rob Bowman, Grammy® Award winning author of Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records.