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What's Left To Give (After Giving It All​?​)

by Dee Dee Simon w/ The M-Tet

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Fate has a certain way with things, "What's Left To Give" was originally written by George Kerr’s wife, Wesaline Kerr, now them old words of heartache are brought back to life from a woman’s original perspective! Lead vocalist Dee Dee Simon from Oakland, Ca pours her heart out on a killer rendition that is sure to break hearts and turn the hairs up on your back!

The OG by The Whatnauts, now runs a $100+ price tag and 64K views on @64caddykid YouTube! This Bay Area Soul 45 is sure to flip making both versions sought after!

Contains studio session excerpts of producer George Kerr (Moments, Whatnauts, Escorts, Linda Jones) conducting Group Harmony, and a Part II not available on digital platforms. Group Harmony conducted by George Kerr and harmonized by Zee Desmondes of The Jack Moves, Ben Pirani of Colemine Records/Palmetto St. and session vocalist Mike Clanton, and recorded at Full Time Records in Newark, NJ.

Percussion by Mio “Timbalero” Flores from East Oakland, Ca known for backing up names like The Whispers, Sapo, Tower of Power y mas!

Music by The M-Tet recorded on multi-track cassette tape by Chris Lujan at Lugnut Brand HQ, Pittsburg, Ca during the “Where Did Our Pride Go” sessions.

Mixed by Kelly Finnigan at Transistor Sound in San Rafael, Ca.

Arte by Big "Treetop" Serg (Featured in Teen Angels #234) from East Oakland, Ca of Treetop Clothing.

credits

released December 4, 2020

Dee Dee Simon - Lead Vocal
Zee Desmondes - Background Vocals
Ben Pirani - Background Vocals
Mike Clanton - Background Vocals
Jason Boyte - Trumpet
Erik Mekkelson - Tenor Sax
Joe Baer Magnant - Guitar
Gary Pitman - Hammond Organ
Chris Lujan - Fender Bass
Michael Reed - Drums
Mio Flores - Percussion

Produced by Jose Valle
Background Vocals produced by George Kerr
The M-Tet recorded by Chris Lujan
Mixed by Kelly Finnigan at Transistor Sound
Mastered by Mike Walti at Wyldwood Studios

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The M-Tet California

This San Francisco based instrumental classic soul group “wants to blow your mind with some old-school funk!” (KPFA DJ, author, and funk music historian Ricky Vincent). Rooted in the sound of '60s organ-based R&B made famous by Booker T. & The M.G.’s and The Meters, The M-Tet offers an “old-school heat in a new-school package (Larry Grogan, Funky 16 Corners)." ... more

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