Archive for the ‘music’ Category

In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning

July 17, 2016

In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning,” composed by David Mann, with lyrics by Bob Hilliard, sung by Marion Montgomery, with John Harter on piano. Recorded in 1990 at Ronnie Scott’s Club in London.

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Running On Empty

July 17, 2016

“Running On Empty,” written and performed by Jackson Browne, with David Lindley on lap steel guitar and backup vocals by Rosemary Butler and Doug Haywood. Recorded live at Marjorie Post Pavilion, Columbia MD, on August 27, 1977.

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That’s Life

July 17, 2016

“That’s Life,” written by Dean Kay and Kelly L. Gordon and recorded by O.C. Smith in 1966. Frank Sinatra is said to have heard this version of the song and decided to record it himself later that year. The song was first recorded by Marion Montgomery in 1964.

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Ooh That Kiss

July 17, 2016

“Ooh That Kiss,” written by Eddy Grant and recorded by him with his North London band The Equals.

More:

“Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys: The Story of Pioneering Interracial Rock Band the Equals,” Jason Heller, Pitchfork

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Up Above My Head

July 17, 2016

“Up Above My Head,” performed by The Wood Brothers. Many people are more familiar with the 1940 version by Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

The Wood Brothers: Oliver Wood (guitar), Chris Wood (bass) and Jano Rix ( percussion thing).

“Up over my head
I hear music in the air
I really do believe
There’s a Heaven up there.”

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Selah Sue

July 16, 2016

Live performance by Belgian artist Selah Sue (Sanne Putseys) recorded in 2015. Video by Milgram for the Deezer music sharing service.

00:39 “I Won’t Go For More”
04:10 “Together”
08:13 “Reason”
11:57 “Fear Nothing”
15:58 “Alone”

Selah Sue website

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Come With Me

July 16, 2016

“Come With Me,” by Echosmith. Video directed by Lior Molcho for Chisel Pixel.

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007 (Shanty Town)

July 16, 2016

“007 (Shanty Town)” writtern and performed by Desmond Dekker, recorded in 1967. This rocksteady recording reached a wider audience in 1972 when it was featured in the soundtrack of the film The Harder They Come. The song has also been recorded by Musical Youth (1983) and The Specials (1996).

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot

July 16, 2016

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” written by Eddie Schwartz, performed by Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers en route between Applegate, OR and Mt. Shasta, CA. You may be familiar with the 1980 Pat Benatar version.

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Changes

July 10, 2016

“Changes,” performed by Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band. The song was written by Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, who recorded it as Black Sabbath in 1972.

Video directed by Eric Feigenbaum of Remedial Media.

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