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The Tower of Power  

What is Hip?: Emilio Castillo & the Tower of Power Vol. III

From: Howard Burchette
Series: The Funk Show
Length: 01:00:23

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The story of the great horn band THE TOWER OF POWER. A special interview with founder Emilio Castillo about the history of this legendary band. Read the full description.

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This program is one hour in length and is divided in three parts, leaving room for the news, PSAs and station IDs.

What is Hip? The musical history of the Tower of Power!


The
Tower of Power has been entertaining their fans for more than 40 years. The band has its beginnings with Emilio Castillo and Stephen "Doc" Kupka after starting to perform in the San Francisco Bay area. Their first album was entitled East Bay Grease released in 1970. The second album was called Bump City, which included the hit "You're Still A Young Man". The third album was self titled which included "What Is Hip?', "So very Hard To Go", "This Time It's Real", and "Soul Vaccination". More albums and more hits followed. The Tower of Power horn section also was very active in performing behind many of the greats in the music business.

Join us for this show as
Emilio Castillo shares with us the history of the great Tower of Power.


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Piece Description

This program is one hour in length and is divided in three parts, leaving room for the news, PSAs and station IDs.

What is Hip? The musical history of the Tower of Power!


The
Tower of Power has been entertaining their fans for more than 40 years. The band has its beginnings with Emilio Castillo and Stephen "Doc" Kupka after starting to perform in the San Francisco Bay area. Their first album was entitled East Bay Grease released in 1970. The second album was called Bump City, which included the hit "You're Still A Young Man". The third album was self titled which included "What Is Hip?', "So very Hard To Go", "This Time It's Real", and "Soul Vaccination". More albums and more hits followed. The Tower of Power horn section also was very active in performing behind many of the greats in the music business.

Join us for this show as
Emilio Castillo shares with us the history of the great Tower of Power.


Broadcast History

May 22, 2009

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Bump City The Tower of Power Line and In Living Color.. Warner Brothers 1990 04:00
(Heaven Must Have Sent) Your Precious Love (featuring Joss Stone) The Tower of Power The Great American Soul Book.. TOP 2009 03:00
Will I Ever Find A Love The Tower of Power The Tower of Power . Warner Brothers 1990 03:00
Soul Vaccination The Tower of Power Tower of Power . Warner Brothers 1990 03:00
Down To The Bone Cold Blood Transfusion. Dig 2006 04:36
Funky Good Time Mic Gillette Ear Candy. BKA 2005 05:00
Give me Your Love The Tower of Power Oakland Zone.. PRA 2008 04:00
Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (Live) Santana Abraxas. Columbia 2008 05:19
You Got To Funkifize The Tower of Power Bump City. Warner Brothers 1993 03:00
Sparkling In The Sand The Tower of Power East Bay Grease. Rhino 1992 03:00
It Takes Two (featuring Joss Stone) The Tower of Power Great American Soulbook. TOP 2009 03:00
What Is Hip The Tower of Power Sinbad's 2nd Annual Summer Jam [LIVE]. Intersound Records 1996 03:00

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