Posts Tagged ‘Soul Music’

A Soulful Hanukkah In Brooklyn

November 28, 2021

Brooklyn’s Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings cook the sizzling latkes out of Hanukkah, all 8 days of it, in this video by musician and illustrator Rich Terrana. The tune is on the Holiday Soul Party album. The band recorded a live version of “8 Days” at the NPR studio in DC .
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Baby Don’t Leave Me

November 13, 2021

“(Beggin’) Baby Don’t Leave Me,” written by Jerry Murray, recorded by The Bronzettes, ca. 1967.

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Hurtin’ Inside

November 7, 2021

“Hurtin’ Inside,” written by Clyde Otis, Brook Benton, Teddy Randazzo and Cirino Colacrai, recorded by Barbara & Brenda (Barbara Jean Gaskins and Brenda Gaskins), 1964.

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Someday You’ll Need My Love

October 24, 2021

Someday You’ll Need My Love,” written by Jackie Avery and John Farris, recorded by Betty Willis, 1960. Great voice; tragic life.

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Dark End Of The Street

October 3, 2021

“Dark End Of The Street,” written by  Dan Penn and Chips Moman, recorded by Frankie Gearing, Mildred Vaney, and Lois Reeves as The Glories, 1969.

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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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