Just Outside Of Town


        

Just Of Town (1974) The singles were Mango Meat,
The singles were Mango Meat, and Love Song. This lp marked the beginning of Neftali's song writing career. Neftali wrote Never Die, and Two Sisters of Mystery. Mandrill headlined the first Funk Festival in the summer of 1974, performing in stadiums across the USA with Funkadelic, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ohio Players, Cool In The Gang, War, Steve Wonder, Sly, Jackson 5, Buddy Miles, Rare Earth, Osebesa, etc.
Mandrill would headline Bill Washington's "Duff" festival. It was at  R.F.K. stadium in Washington, DC. Mandrill would sell more tickets than the Rolling Stones that year.
Public Enemy sampled "Two Sisters Of Mystery" on their "By The Time I Get To Arizona". The song created a lot of media attention. The song dwelt with Martin Luther Kings' Birthday not being celebrated in the state of Arizona. This song went on to become a double platinum seller and a media field day.