Taken from the Now & Again album These tracks were Unreleased sessions recorded at unknown studio or possibly Gordon Flipping’s house, Des Moines, IA, between 1979-1984, by his group The Split Decision Band. The two tracks featured here were licensed courtesy of Now and Again and with the blessing of The Gordon Flipping & The Split Decision Band.
An obscure R&B group from Des Moines, Iowa, Split Decision Band released one single during their existence. Issued on the local Network label in 1978. The now still sought-after track “Watchin’ Out” still commands a high price amongst collectors on the soul scene. The band centred around Lead vocalist and songwriter Gordon Starr Flipping, whose collaborations with Prince made him something of a legend in the Mid-West area. Core member Gordon Starr Flipping was tracked down by Now and Again Records and his material was released in a self-titled full-length released in 2017.
The Band Members: Gordon Starr Flipping – Guitar, Synthesizers and Lead Vocals Jerry MacMahon – Bass Ronnie MacMahon – Drums Gary Jackson – Keyboards Del Jones – Saxaphone Kevin Walls – Trumpet Cocoa Brown – Vocals John Stillwagon – Keyboards. Tracks Licensed to Soul Direction courtesy of Now and Again Records
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