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Family Affair

Family Affair

On Christmas Day a postcard came
for Emmie for New Rochelle, New York
her mother wrote:
“I hope you call your father on Christmas. 540 more words


Daryl Hall and Sharon Jones - Hot Fun In The Summertime (Live from Daryl's House in 2010)

“Hot Fun In The Summertime” is the kind of song you want to hear when you’re sitting on your porch, it’s hot out, and you’re drinking something cold. 43 more words


Classic Music Review: Stand! by Sly and the Family Stone

Soul music went through its psychedelic period, too, thanks in large part to Sly Stone. The transformation wasn’t quite as drastic as in rock: the songs became longer and there was more effect-coated guitar work, but The Temptations still sounded like The Temptations. 2,047 more words

Classic Music Reviews

Don't Call Me N Word, Whitey...

Don’t call me whitey, n word...

Thus began the lyrics of the immensely popular, music-climate-altering 1969 hit song by Sly & the Family Stone… 1,648 more words

Been listening to: Sly and the Family Stone (first five albums)

Lately, I’ve been listening to the first five Sly & the Family Stone LPs, which I bought as a collection in one of those lovely “Original Album Series” releases.  203 more words

In the Summertime

Summer’s here and the time is right for thinking about summer songs.  I am a Texan who looks forward to summer.  I’m a morning person and love to be outdoors during a Texas summer sunrise.  1,101 more words