Posts Tagged ‘Soul Music’

Feed The Flame

April 30, 2022

“Feed The Flame,” written by Spooner Oldham, recorded by Billy Young, sometime 1964-1968.

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How Can I Put out the Flame

April 23, 2022

“How Can I Put out the Flame (When You Keep the Fire Burning),” written by George Jackson and Raymond Moore, recorded by Candi Staton, 1970.

Cando Staton website

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Only Time Will Tell

April 3, 2022

“Only Time Will Tell,” written by Maurice McAllister and Terry Vail, recorded by Etta James, 1965.

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Can I Change My Mind

March 27, 2022

“Can I Change My Mind,” written by Barry Despenza and Carl Wolfolk, recorded by Tyrone Davis, 1968. The original recording of this song.

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You Made Your Bed

February 6, 2022

“You Made Your Bed,” written by George Soulé and Terry Woodford, recorded by Eddie Bradford, 1972.

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Running Out

February 5, 2022

“Running Out,” written by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson, recorded by Mable John, 1968.

Mable John website

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First Date

January 15, 2022

“First Date,” written by James Bishop, recorded by Nella Dodds in 1964 or 1965.

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I Want You Back

January 9, 2022

“I Want You Back,” written by Berry Gordy, recorded by David Ruffin, 1971.

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(Happiness Will Cost You) One Thin Dime

January 8, 2022

“(Happiness Will Cost You) One Thin Dime,” written by Bill Halley (William H. Heagney) and Carl Spencer, recorded by Bettye LaVette in 1964 but unreleased until 1994.

Young people: back in the 1960s, before cell phones, there were payphones on each corner, and individual local telephone calls cost ten cents apiece.

Bettye LaVette website

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Come See About Me

January 2, 2022

“Come See About Me,” written by Holland–Dozier–Holland, recorded by Nella Dodds, 1964. Shortly after, the song was issued by the Supremes, which is why you probably haven’t heard this version before.

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