Came across a song today called “Cry To Me”, and god did it move me. Sure, I’ve heard it a million times before, particularly during the thousands of times I secretly watched Dirty Dancing while relishing the movie’s naughty factor at far too young of an age. 465 more words
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To celebrate the upcoming ‘Record Store Day’, on November 29th, the Rolling Stones will release their Got Live If You Want It! EP on 7″ vinyl.
Tonight’s daily dose is from the late Solomon Burke, performing Valley of Tears with Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch. Mighty fine.
I was familiar with some of Burke’s Atlantic recordings from back in the day, but when he released Don’t Give up on Me, on Fat Possum, I listened to that recording over and over and over. 27 more words
I’m pretty sure that my love affair with soul music started when I first saw “Dirty Dancing” (years and years ago). Although I had listened to The Supremes and Jackson 5 previously, something happened when I heard “Cry To Me” with Salomon Burke in the bedroom scene. 121 more words