Posts Tagged ‘funk music’

Forever Young

January 19, 2020

“Forever Young,” written by Marian Gold, Bernhard Lloyd, and Frank Mertens, performed by Scary Pockets. Video by Ricky Chavez. The song was originally recorded by Alphaville in 1984.

Madison Cunningham (vocalist, lead guitar), Ryan Lerman (guitar), Daniel Aged (bass), Tamir Barzilay (drums), Jean Caze (trumpet), Jake Saslow (sax).

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All I Wanna Do

January 12, 2020

“All I Wanna Do,” written by Sheryl Crow, David Baerwald, and Kevin Gilbert, with lyrics adapted from a poem by Wyn Cooper, performed by Scary Pockets, 2019. Lead vocal/keys: Jacob Luttrell (vocal, keyboards), Jack Conte (keyboards, tambourine), Ryan Lerman (guitar), Joshua Gooch (guitar), Hagar Ben-Ari (bass), Tamir Barzilay (drums). Video by Daniel Sunshine.

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Santa Claus, Go Straight to the Ghetto

December 24, 2018

“Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto,” written by Alfred Ellis, Hank Ballard, and James Brown. Performed by Mr. Brown and his ensemble.

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Little Bit of Something

August 26, 2018

“Little Bit of Something,” by Pimps of Joytime. Brian Jay (vocals, guitar), Mayteana Morales (vocals, percussion), Kimberly Dawson (vocals), David Bailis (bass), John Staten (percussion). Recorded at Paste Studios.

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Living in America

July 4, 2018

“Living in America,” written by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight, performed by James Brown in 1985. Featured in the 1985 movie Rocky IV.

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Santa Claus, Go Straight to the Ghetto

December 23, 2017

“Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto,” written by Alfred Ellis, Hank Ballard, and James Brown. Performed by Mr. Brown and his ensemble.

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Living in America

July 4, 2017

“Living in America,” written by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight, performed by James Brown in 1985. Featured in the 1985 movie Rocky IV.

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Santa Claus, Go Straight to the Ghetto

December 20, 2016

“Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto,” written by Alfred Ellis, Hank Ballard, and James Brown. Performed by Mr. Brown and his ensemble.

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Living in America

July 2, 2016

“Living in America,” written by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight, performed by James Brown in 1985. Featured in the 1985 movie Rocky IV.

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‘Good-night, sweet prince ….’

April 21, 2016


Version from the “Purple Rain” film soundtrack  here.

“Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ”
Hamlet, Act V Scene ii

Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016.

More:

“Prince Dead at 57,” Kory Grow, Rolling Stone

“Fans leave flowers, touch Prince’s star on First Avenue’s wall,” Katie Humphrey and Emma Nelson, Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Beyond Raspberry Berets: What Prince Left Behind,” Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian

“We’ll Never Understand Prince, and That’s Why We Love Him, Brian Raftery, Wired

“Tributes to Prince spring up across the US,” Associated Press

“Purple Pain: World Front Pages Mourn Prince’s Death,” Worldcrunch

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