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Topie: The Original Freedom Highway
March 31st, 2008 08:33 PM
picassosson Does anyone have this on vinyl?

I keep reading about this fabulous OOP live performance the Staples put on in a church in Chicago, (with Pop talking liberally inbetween numbers) released on Epic in 1965 - and then never reissued. Before this weekend I've never seen it in all my travels, or on the internet. Frustratingly enough there's a great pre-Stax Staple's cd compilation that goes by the same name, and features two tantilizing tracks from the original album.

I just lost this auction for it this evening, at the very last minute when it jumped up to $72 bucks. (waaaaaaaay over my budget). I was looking foward to making a really nice rip. Has anyone come across this in their travels, or have it in their collection, or actually heard the damn thing?

April 2nd, 2008 10:00 PM
picassosson Man, no one? You excellent people were my last, shining hope...