Newban were an American soul-funk band that released two albums on the tax-scam Guinness label in 1977. Soon thereafter, the band morphed into Atlantic Starr for a prolific run of albums from 1978-onward. Members: Sharon Bryant (vocals), David Lewis (vocals), Jonathan Lewis (keyboards), Wayne Lewis (vocals), Koran Daniels (saxophone), William Suddeeth III (trumpet), Clifford Archer […]

Newban – Newban (1977)

Newban is the first of two back-to-back albums by the namesake American funk octet, released in 1977 on Guinness. Tracklist: A1. “Father Time” (4:17) A2. “Why Did You Desert Me?” (3:07) A3. “Central Park” (4:29) A4. “Fatback Sally” (3:42) B1. “Magic Lady” (4:56) B2. “Mellow Days, Easy Nights” (4:05) B3. “Hungry Grin” (2:28) B4. “Home With […]