Black Vampire - Invictus 1973

I heard it so it exist. It’s more Funkadelic. The Funkadelic’s are all over it!
George “I Will Suck Your Neck” A Black Vampire Come On I’ll See You, Reach Out I Got Some Girls Out In Atlanta Georgia etc. They are doing a different version of I Got A Thing For You Daddy (instrumental) very early version of Up For The Down Stroke and a different version of Nothin’ Before Me But Thang and a few new songs.

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It’s not a hoax. It exist I saw it with my own eyes and heard the track

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How did you hear this?? Where? When? So many questions! Whoever owns this should put it out there, funk junkies like us would pay good money for this! Even better if it had an official release and all artists got proper credit and payment…

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Yeah, I came in here to say the same things and ask the same questions. if you’ve heard this then perhaps you are one of the very few people out there who actually knows where this item is currently located and perhaps there is at least a chance you could persuade the holder of it to do something to make sure that this gets out. The thought of a record collector dying with something like this in their collection unheard by anyone else except for them, and then the record ends up who knows where after that, breaks my heart

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The man who owns the acetate doesn’t want to do anything with it right now. The recordings are the property of Invictus HDH, so when it is released they must give permission first.

Like the Wu Tang album. :frowning:

Something for an evil Spectre villain to look and laugh at as he walks past it in his museum of priceless artifacts, stroking his white cat, before boarding his monorail…

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Not saying the guy who owns the acetate is a bad guy. Just hate the thought of anything universal being locked away. Appreciate there is a legal aspect to this.

I just wanna hear I got a thing for you momma :metal:

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The acetate is not of great quality. It is more important to find the mother tapes. I strongly suspect that it is stored in the Invictus archive without a label. Experience shows that this is already the case with many other tapes whose content suddenly turns out to be unique.

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Thanks for the info @Funkadelic1959. Welcome to the forum!

Would love to go digging around in the Invictus dungeons, with crates of unmarked master tapes everywhere. Like Indiana Jones lookin for the holy grail. :grin:

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The New York public library made a podcast/interview with George in 2014 where he mentions a black vampire. Although he talks about the original idea for the Maggot Brain cover, and not an Invictus album. Some crazy stuff.

Now if I told you what the original cover was going to look like, it was kind of nasty. But I can tell you. It was gonna be a pimp vampire, black vampire. You know, cape back, clean, fang with a diamond in it, a sparkling diamond. A glass of blood. Not biting nobody’s neck. He was too cool to bite somebody’s neck. He’d have a glass of blood with the fang, but when you look close to it, you saw a whole bunch of squeezed out tampons laying around.

Here’s the link to the audio. It’s at 55:00.

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Suitably nasty :rofl:

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haha would be cool if that photoshoot ever happened and it was put into a cd pamphlet or something at some point. The Maggot Brain artwork is just too iconic though

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Thanks for sharing…