Posts Tagged ‘Soul Music’

Pounds Of Soul

April 22, 2017

“Pounds Of Soul” by Betty Bibbs. Apparently an unissued track from a 1968 Kent session in LA produced by Jimmy McCracklin.

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“Sunshine (You’re Blowin’ My Cool)”

April 15, 2017

“Sunshine (You’re Blowin’ My Cool),” written by Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth), performed by Saun & Starr.

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In The Night

March 19, 2017

“In The Night,” written by Bosco Mann and Neal Sugarman, performed by Saun & Starr.

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You’re the Kind of Girl

March 12, 2017

“You’re the Kind of Girl,” by Lee Fields & The Expressions. Video directed by Jeff Bierman.

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So High

January 15, 2017

“So High,” by Brian Owens & the Deacons of Soul, recorded in the studios of KDHX in St. Louis. Video by Andy Coco and Ashley Johnson.

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Get It While You Can

January 8, 2017

“Get It While You Can,” written by Mort Shuman and Jerry Ragovoy. Mr. Ragovoy plays it on piano for vocalist Howard Tate in 2003. Amazing.

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New Year’s Resolution

January 1, 2017

“New Year’s Resolution,” written by Randle Catron, Willa Dean “Deanie” Parker, and Mary Frierson; recorded by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas in 1968.

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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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When Will We Be Paid?

December 4, 2016

“When Will We Be Paid?” written by Randall Stewart, recorded by the Staples Singers in 1969. Prince and Angie Stone” recorded a version, released on a fairly obscure CD. This concise call for reparations is said to have been inspired by a passage written by Martin Luther King Jr.

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A Woman Will Do Wrong

December 3, 2016

“A Woman Will Do Wrong,” written by Clarence Reid and Paul Kelly, sung by Helene Smith. Clarence Reid is on piano. Miami soul, recorded in 1967.

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