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The Truth but not totally undisputed
on 31 July 2005
Used by producer Norman Whitfield to further expand his psychedelic-funk Motown sound in the early Seventies, the Undisputed Truth recorded one masterpiece Smiling faces sometimes and some great tracks: What it is, Law of the land, a quite different (the bass part) version of Papa was a rollin' stone and the long but thoroughly impressive You make your own heaven and hell as well as Marvin Gaye's What's going on having great instrumental final parts.
Afterwards their sound became even more heavy, boogie-oriented with space-futuristic themes, with only lead Joe Harris as mainstay. Not awful (Help yourself, Boogie bump boogie) but these tracks present a rather faceless group and pale compared to their marvelous start in 1971 where the Truth seemed to open a new chapter of socially conscious, funked up soul with great male-female vocals.