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Time Has Come: The Best of the Chambers Brothers


Raised in rural Mississippi on black church music, The Chambers Brothers became a groundbreaking act that grafted elements of gospel, soul and funk onto a basic rock foundation. Kind of an East Coast answer to Sly & the Family Stone, they never busted out a lot of hits, but the Chambers Brothers music was consistently intense and original. This 16-track comp captures it all — especially two versions of the irrepressible 1968 anthem of psychedelic soul, "Time Has Come Today."

About The Author

Eric Snider

Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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