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Chicago-born composer, producer and arranger Charles Stepney is known to some for his work with Earth, Wind & Fire, Deniece Williams, Ramsey Lewis, Rotary Connection, Minnie Riperton, Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Terry Callier, and many more. In the decades since his untimely death in 1976, the presence of his name in liner notes has become a seal of quality for record collectors, while his sound has been sampled extensively by artists such as Kanye West, A Tribe Called Quest, The Fugees, MF Doom, and Madlib. Step on Step – which comes almost 50 years after Stepney’s passing – is the enigmatic producer's eponymous debut album. It's an album full of creative compositional seedlings – originally written, performed, and recorded by Stepney in the basement of his home in Chicago, between the late 1960s and early 1970s, using just primitive drum machines, early-gen Moog synthesizers, pianos, vibraphones, and a few other instrumental accessories.




Disc 1



1Roll Tape
2Gimme Some Sugar
3Daddy’s Diddies
4Gotta Dig It To Dig It
5No Credit For This
7On Your Face
8That’s The Way Of The World
10In The Basement
12Look B4U Leap

Disc 2



1Around The House
2Funky Sci-Fi
3Mini Mugg
4Chicago Independent
5Surround Stereo
6Black Gold
7Denim Groove
8Notes From Dad
9Rubie & Charles
11Step on Step

Charles Stepney - Step on Step ("CERTIFIED" GOLD VINYL)

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