Tower of Power (in Glenside, PA) - 6/02/98
9:35pm, Tower of Power came out and did an extra-funky set, full of slammin'
of the songs performed were:
I Like Your Style
You Strike My Main Nerve
East Bay Way
This Time It's Real
You Got to Funkifize
Willing To Learn
Soul With a Capital
Digging on James Brown
What is Hip?
You're Still a Young Man
So I Got To Groove
Kupka did a wonderful baritone sax solo, while one trumpet player kicked
serious ass with his trumpet.....he kicked so much ass that large sparks literally
shot out from his trumpet and into the air!!!
Vaccination" was DA BOMB......DAMN!! I wish I had my vaccination shot a
long time ago!!
"You Got To
Funkifize" is so freakin' funky, with Emilio Castillo on vocals......go
ahead, Emilio, with your bad self!
"You're Still a
Young Man" is so beautiful, so soulful......a wonderful Tower of Power
The drum solo before the
tune "Squib Cakes" was very good!
Emilio was once again
singing lead vocals on "Digging on James Brown".... who said white people
can't be funky? A wonderful tune about a wonderful artist, The Godfather of
The lead guitar solo was
The best song, besides
"Soul Vaccination" was "What is Hip?"......DAMN!!! I know
what is hip......T. O. P. (they were hip back then and they are STILL hip!!)!!!
T. O. P. was over at 10:50pm, but they came back for an encore at
10:55pm......they played until 11:15pm.
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