Posts Tagged ‘Soul Music’

Open the Door to Your Heart

September 26, 2021

“Open the Door to your Heart,” written by Donnie Elbert and  Darrell Banks, recorded by Darrell Banks, 1966.

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You And Me

September 19, 2021

“You And Me,” Written and recorded by Aretha Franklin, 1970. Aretha Franklin (lead vocal, piano), Charlie Freeman (guitar), Jim Dickinson and Michael Utley (additional keyboards), Tommy McClure (bass), Sammy Creason (drums). Backing vocals by the Sweet Inspirations.

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I Wanna Tell My Baby

September 18, 2021

“I Wanna Tell My Baby,” written and recorded by The Precisions, 1964.

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Why Girl

September 12, 2021

“Why Girl,” recorded by The Precisions, 1967.

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Get on Up

September 4, 2021

“Get on Up,” written by Johnny Taylor, Gilbert Moorer, and Bill Sheppard and recorded by The Esquires, 1967.

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No One Blinder Than A Man Who Won’t See

August 28, 2021

“No One Blinder Than A Man Who Won’t See,” written by Don Davis and Herbert Ross, recorded by Darrell Banks, 1969.

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I Like the Way You Love Me

August 22, 2021

“I Like the Way You Love Me,” written and recorded by Brenton Wood, 1967.

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Shotgun

August 8, 2021

“Shotgun,” written by Autry DeWalt (Junior Walker) and recorded by Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1965. Junior Walker (tenor sax, lead vocals), Willie Woods (lead guitar, harmony vocals), Eddie Willis (rhythm guitar), Johnny Griffith (Hammond B3 organ), Victor Thomas (keyboards), James Jamerson (bass), Jack Ashford (tamborine) and perhaps Benny Benjamin on drums. Eddie Willis created the shotgun effect by kicking his guitar amp.

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When Something Is Wrong With My Baby

July 31, 2021

“When Something Is Wrong With My Baby,” written by David Porter and Isaac Hayes, recorded by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas, 1967. Accompanists include Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Isaac Hayes on piano, and the Memphis Horns

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

July 3, 2021

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” written by Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson, recorded by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, 1967.

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