Saturday, March 25, 2017

Carleen Anderson – Mama Said (Circa)

The daughter of Vicki Anderson and the stepdaughter of Bobby Byrd, singer / keyboardist, Carleen Anderson got involved with many projects in the rare groove, Acid Jazz, Brit-Soul circuit when coming to establish herself with her daughter in London back in 1990. First signing under the Young Disciples guise along with Marco Young and Femi Williams on Gilles Peterson‘s Talkin’ Loud label, prior going solo.
From her 1994 released ‘True Spirit’ album, this brilliant groove is one of her biggest classics, with production work by the likes of Ian Green.
Carleen would sing lead and background vocals along with various artists such as Paul Weller, Galliano, Guru and Courtney Pine among others. Not to mention Incognito and Ramsey Lewis on the vibrant ‘Trouble Don’t Last Always‘ on the ‘Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool’ compilation, or The Brand New Heavies on their 1999/2000 worldwide tour along with N’Dea Davenport and Siedah Garrett

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