The Blackbyrds – City Life (1975)

City Life is the third album by American funk band The Blackbyrds, released in 1975 on Fantasy. Tracklist: A1. “Rock Creek Park” (4:35) A2. “Thankful ‘Bout Yourself” (5:11) A3. “City Life” (5:22) A4. “All I Ask” (3:50) B1. “Happy Music” (4:32) B2. “Love So Fine” (5:00) B3. “Flying High” (3:29) B4. “Hash and Eggs” (5:06) […]

The Blackbyrds

The Blackbyrds were an American soul-funk band from Washington, D.C., named after the 1973 album by trumpeter and band-mentor Donald Byrd, who taught the members at Howard University. The band released six proper albums and a soundtrack recording on Fantasy between 1974 and 1980. Members: Kevin Toney (piano, synthesizer, vocals), Keith Killgo (drums, percussion, vocals), […]