Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’

This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2021

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2020

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. This version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects

December 24, 2018

“Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects,” written by Sharon Jones and Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth), performed by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, released as the Daptone Records 2009 Christmas 45 (DAP-1048). The video was animated and directed by Ryan Louie.

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2018

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects

December 21, 2017

“Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects,” written by Sharon Jones and Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth), performed by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, released as the Daptone Records 2009 Christmas 45 (DAP-1048). The video was animated and directed by Ryan Louie.

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A Soulful Hanukkah In Brooklyn

December 12, 2017

Brooklyn’s Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings cook the sizzling latkes out of Hanukkah, all 8 days of it, in this video by illustrator Rich Terrana. The tune is on the Holiday Soul Party. The band recorded a live version of “8 Days” at the NPR studio in DC .

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2017

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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A Soulful Hanukkah In Brooklyn

December 24, 2016

Brooklyn’s Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings cook the sizzling latkes out of Hanukkah, all 8 days of it, in this video by illustrator Rich Terrana. The tune is on the Holiday Soul Party album (matching sweaters available; sorry, no yarmulkes ). The band recorded a live version of “8 Days” at the NPR studio in DC .
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings website

Sad News:

“Sharon Jones, Soul Singer With Dap-Kings, Dies at 60,” Jon Pareles, New York Times

“Soul singer Sharon Jones, whose work with the Dap Kings sparked a renaissance, has died,” Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

“Sharon Jones was magnetic on and off stage,” By Hardeep Phull, New York Post

“Sharon Jones: a soul survivor who helped rejuvenate a classic sound,” David Ma, The Guardian

“A Queen Among Kings,” Oliver Wang, NPR

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Make It Good to Me

November 27, 2016

“Make It Good to Me,” written by Gabriel Roth (aka Bosco Mann), performed by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 2002.

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings website

Sad News:

“Sharon Jones, Soul Singer With Dap-Kings, Dies at 60,” Jon Pareles, New York Times

“Soul singer Sharon Jones, whose work with the Dap Kings sparked a renaissance, has died,” Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

“Sharon Jones was magnetic on and off stage,” By Hardeep Phull, New York Post

“Sharon Jones: a soul survivor who helped rejuvenate a classic sound,” David Ma, The Guardian

“A Queen Among Kings,” Oliver Wang, NPR

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How Do I let a Good Man Down

November 5, 2016

“How Do I Let A Good Man Down,” written by Bosco Mann, recorded by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings in 2004.

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