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Here is the groove test. Spin “Green Onions” by Booker T. & The M.G’s and if your booty doesn’t shake, your hips don’t swivel, your head doesn’t nod or your fingers snap, man, you dead to the rhythm. 921 more words

Particular Platters

Georgie Fame, Sitting In The Park and Years That End With a Seven!

Well it is now most definitely 2017, and the switchover to new calendars at work and home confirms it. Sadly, in the course of the year, my workplace is to be transformed into a LEAN environment where three times as many people will have to fit into the same space and there will be “clutter police” to ensure we don’t pollute our new space age workstations with superfluous things like calendars. 1,345 more words

Of Their "time"

Classic Rock Almanac October 21, 2016


Today’s Question: Booker T. & the MGs and Blues Brothers guitarist Steve Cropper celebrates his 75th birthday today (October 21st).

Cropper played on two classic recordings of the song “Soul Man,” one by Sam & Dave, the other by The Blues Brothers. 516 more words


Loving You Forever Is What I Need #RomanticTuesday

I must be on a signature song kick. The other day, I posted about what may be Bill Withers’ signature song, and today, I’m bringing back Rev. 411 more words


Funky Friday: Too Hot To Stop

Welcome everyone to Funky Friday! Flashback Friday is no more, having been Funkadelic’d out for two straight weeks. From now on, the funk will reign supreme! 487 more words


The Love You Take...

It’s been a couple weeks since I wrote about music. This time I’m setting the way-back machine for 1970, though this story starts in September 1969, when four Liverpudlians released… 548 more words


Nothing Wrong With Being In Love With Someone

One of my readers, Kim from the Peace, Love and Patchouli blog made a recent comment on my latest 80s Mania Monday post about Billy Joel suggesting that I needed to feature some Al Green. 543 more words