Walter “Junie” Morrison’s 1976 LP Suzie Super Groupie reissued

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A joyous mix of proto-boogie, funk and jazz.

Ohio Players founder and P-Funk member Walter “Junie” Morrison’s 1976 album Suzie Super Groupie is being reissued, via Be With this September.

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As the lead singer and keyboardist of the Ohio Players, Junie was behind tracks including ‘Funky Work’, as well as co-writing Funkadelic’s iconic song ‘One Nation Under A Groove’.

Marking his third solo album, Suzie Super Groupie saw Junie bringing together elements of funk and jazz with proto-boogie.

The LP was originally released in 1976 on Westbound Records, with Be With’s release marking Suzie Super Groupie’s first reissue.

It follows the label’s reissue of two Caiphus Semenya albums – Listen To The Wind and Streams Today… Rivers Tomorrow – this September.

Head here to pre-order a copy in advance of Suzie Super Groupie’s 18th September release, and check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

Side A

1. Junie III
2. Suzie Thundertussy
3. If You Love Him
4. What Am I Gonna Do
5. Super Groupie

Side B

1. Surrender
2. Suzie
3. Stone Face Joe
4. Spirit