November 13, 1979
The Brides Of Funkenstein – Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy
01. Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy
02. I’m Holding You Responsible
03. Smoke Signals
04. Mother May I?
05. Party Up In Here
06. Didn’t Mean To Fall In Love
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy, released on Atlantic Records in November 1979, was the second album from the American female rock band, The Brides of Funkenstein. Morphing into a trio on the second album release, the vocalists consisted of Dawn Silva, Sheila Horne, and Jeanette McGruder. Horne and McGruder served as background vocalists on subsequent P-Funk concert tours.
Never Buy Texas From a Cowboy would be granted a Cashbox Rhythm & Blues Award in 1981 for ‘Best Female Group’. The song slated for the award was the 1979 single “Didn’t Mean To Fall In Love”, written and produced by Ron Dunbar. The album’s top single release; “Never Buy Texas From a Cowboy” became a hit in the Midwest, Europe and Asia. “Never Buy Texas from A Cowboy” resurfaced in 2001 with Rolling Stone rating this album as the top 50 coolest albums of all times.
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy was produced by George Clinton except for “Smoke Signals”, which was produced by Clinton and Bootsy Collins, and “Didn’t Mean To Fall In Love”, which was produced by Ron Dunbar. The album was later reissued in the U.S. by the Wounded Bird label on October 18, 2011.
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