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Tower Of Power

 

 


From Tower Of Power Web Site - Photo by Bruce Steinberg

 

Recorded Albums

'' Bump City ''

'' Tower Of Power ''

'' Back To Oakland ''

'' Urban Renewal ''

In The Slot

Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Power

Monster On A Leash

T.O.P.

Souled Out

 

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You Got To Funkifize

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

What Happened To The Worl That Day

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Flash In The Pan

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Gone

 

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You Strike My Main Nerve

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Down To The Night Club

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You're Still A Young Man

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Skating On Thin Ice

Available

Warner Bros

'' Bump City ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Of The Earth

Available

Warner Bros

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

What Is Hip ?

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Clever Girl

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

This Time It's Real

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Will I Ever Find A Love

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Get Yo' Feet Back On The Ground

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

So Very Hard To Go

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Soul Vaccination

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Both Sorry Over Nothin'

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Clean Slate

Available

Warner Bros

'' Tower Of Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Just Another Day

Available

Warner Bros

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Oakland Stroke...

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Don't Change Horses (In The Middle Of A Stream)

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Just When We Start Makin' It

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Can't You See (You Doin' Me Wrong)

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Squib Cakes

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Time Will Tell

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Man From The Past

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Love's Been Gone So Long

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

I Got The Chop

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Below Us, All The City Lights

Available

Warner Bros

'' Back To Oakland ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

...Oakland Stroke

 

Warner Bros

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Only So Much Oil In The Ground

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Come Back, Baby

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

It's Not The Crime

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

I Won't Leave Unless You Want Me To

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Maybe It'll Rub Off

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

(To Say The Least) You're The Most

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Willing To Learn

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Give Me The Proof

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

It can Never Be The Same

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

I Believe In Myself

Available

Warner Bros

'' Urban Renewal ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Walkin' Up Hip Street

Available

Warner Bros

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Just Enough And Too Much

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Treat Me Like Your Man

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

If I Play My Cards Right

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

As Surely As I Stand Here

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Fanfare : Matanuska

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

On The Serious Side

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Ebony Jam (unfinished)

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You're So Wonderful, So Marvelous

 

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Vuelva Por Noche  (unfinished)

Available

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Essence Of Innocence

 

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

The Soul Of A Child

 

Warner Bros

'' In The Slot ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Drop It In The Slot

Available

Warner Bros

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Available

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

By Your Side

 

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Make Someone Happy

Available

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Doin' Alright

 

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Beacause I Think The World Of You

 

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You Ought To Be Havin' Fun

Available

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Can't Stand To See The Slaughter

Available

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

It's So Nice

 

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Deal With It

 

Columbia

'' Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

While We Went To The Moon

Available

Columbia

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Baby's Got The Power

Available

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Credit

Available

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Some Days Were Meant For Rain

 

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Boys Night Out

 

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Ball And Chain

Available

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Through Lover's Eyes

 

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Count On Me

Available

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

On The One

 

Cypress Records

'' Power ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Up Against Yourself

 

Cypress Records

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

A Little Knowledge

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

How Could This Happen To Me

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Who Do You Think You Are

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Attitude Dance

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You Can't Fall Up (You Just Fall Down)

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Funk The Dumb Stuff

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Believe It

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Personal Possessions

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Miss Trouble (Got A Lot Of Nerve)

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Keep Your Monster On A Leash

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Someone New

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Monster On A Leash ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Available

Epic/Sony Music

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Soul With A Capital '' S ''

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

It All Comes Back

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Please Come Back (To Stay)

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

The Real Deal

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Come To A Decision

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Cruise Control

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

The Educated Bump (Part 1)

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Mama Lied

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Quiet Scream

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

I Like Your Style

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

You

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

South Of The Boulevard

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Come On With It

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' T.O.P. ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

The Educated Bump (Part 2)

 

Epic/Sony Music

 

 

Album

Bass Player

Title

Original Edition

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Souled Out

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Taxed To The Max

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Keep Comin' Back

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Soothe You

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Do You Wanna (Make Love To Me)

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Lovin' You Forever

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Gotta Make A Change

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Diggin' On James Brown

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Sexy Soul

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Just Like You

 

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Once You Get A Taste

Available

Epic/Sony Music

'' Souled Out ''

Francis '' Rocco '' Prestia

Undercurrent

 

Epic/Sony Music