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Leon's Creation

This Is The Beginning

acid jazz


Released: 9th Mar 2018



Released: 9th Mar 2018


this is The first reissue of this private press, late 1970, San Franciscan psychedelic soul masterpiece.

Led by Leon Patillo, this self-contained group took their influences from Sly And The Family Stone and Santana. Patillo would later go on to sing with his heroes Santana on their ‘Borboletta’ and ‘Festival’ albums before establishing himself as a successful gospel singer.

This Is The Beginning


  1. This Is The Beginning
  2. Until You Were Gone
  3. Mirage
  4. Back Roads
  5. Confusion
  6. If I Had The Power
  7. Love
  8. Sightless