Captain Sky occupies a unique place in the history of Chicago dance music. His cosmic funk was celebrated from coast to coast, inspiring hip-hop producers and house DJs alike. His most influential song, the quirky “Super Sporm,” was sampled by such heavy-hitters as Wu-Tang Clan, Salt-N-Pepa, Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy, 2Pac, De La Soul, and Mary J. Blige--the list goes on and on.
In 1977, at just 21 years old, Daryl L. Cameron aka Captain Sky recorded his first album “The Adventures of Captain Sky” with his bandmates after his father gave him $5000.00 to finance a studio session. Daryl then went to Eddie Thomas (of Curtom Records and Dogs Of War fame) who arranged to get the album signed and released on AVI Records in 1978.
It is now reissued for the first time by Jerome Derradji’s Past Due Records.
Remastered and featuring an insert with part 1 of 2 of the story of Captain Sky and some never seen before pictures, this release is ultra limited as always.
“The Adventures of Captain Sky” was a huge success for Captain Sky and immediately established him as a popular Afro Funk artist right next to Detroit’s George Clinton and Bootsy Collins.