DJ Andy Smith presents: The Document I

Funk, Hip Hop, Rock 'n' roll Album

The Document Vol 1 - DJ Andy Smith (FFRR/GO Beat!/Phase 4). Released worldwide in 1998. After I did a DJ set on Bostons' WFNX' radio station after a Portishead show (that I had warmed up for) The US label that was working the current Portishead LP at the time ('Portishead') used a recording of that show to promote the band & LP. It was much bootlegged.

The US label (FFRR/Polygram) asked If I would like to do my own mix CD. This became 'Document 1'.

I couldn't use all of the tracks from the radio show (Jimi Hendrix & The Beatles were a 'no'). Lalo Schifrin was a yes until the very last minute when they said 'no' (I'm sure nothing to do with Lalo Schifrin himself as when Portishead were touring in LA Geoff Barrow and myself were asked if we wanted to come down to his basement to hear unreleased recordings to sample (but we never went!).

The first tune - 'G.B Beats' was an unreleased 'Geoff Barrow' track that never got used as a 'P' track.

Discover more Funk Hip Hop Rock 'n' roll
  • G.B. Beats
  • How Ya Want It
    Jungle Brothers
  • Come Clean
    Jeru The Damaja
  • Cissy Strutt
  • Funk #49
    James Gang
  • Can't Seem To Find Him
    Barry White
  • Stop Ya Skemes
    Jeep Beat Collective
  • T Plays It Cool
    Marvin Gaye
  • Looking Out My Window
    Tom Jones
  • Deaf Mick's Throwdown
    Clockwork Voodoo Freaks
  • The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
  • Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay
    Peggy Lee
  • Movement
    SL Troopers
  • I'm A Man
    The Spencer Davis Group
  • Can't Seem To Find Him (Reprise)
    Barry White