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SONG OF THE DAY Orquesta Akokán - Mambo Rapidito

How amazingly vibrant and jubilant is th is song and how much would I embrace the chance to play percussion in a samba band like this!! 159 more words


SONG OF THE DAY DAY Sharon Jones The Dap-Kings - Girl! (You Got To Forgive Him)

“You hope that the music and the feeling and the song can inspire people to be better or do better things, or to feel better if they’re in a tough spot.  185 more words


Sharon Jones' Soul of a Woman receives posthumous release: Stream/download

Photo by Killian Young

Sharon Jones’ final album, Soul of a Woman has been posthumously released through her longtime label, Daptone Records. Apple Music and Spotify subscribers can stream it below. 219 more words


Double Dap-Dipping: What's Next for Daptone Records

After more than 100 records, a Grammy nomination and multiple documentaries, Daptone Records is as unassuming as ever. The brown, two-story building housing the label’s studio and HQ has few hints of the soulful sounds created in its interior, save for the faint remnants of a vigil for the late… 1,983 more words

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Late soul giant Charles Bradley reflects on spirituality, mortality.

Poignant and essential……let your soul be touched.

Late soul giant Charles Bradley reflects on spirituality, and mortality shot in Vienna, Austria.


SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan - Let Me Out

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man band, joining forces with King Khan in what is known as ‘The King Khan & BBQ Show.’ 91 more words


Charles Bradley, the Screaming Eagle of Soul, Becomes Timeless

I was in a quiet public place when I read of Charles Bradley’s death. Out loud, I said, “Oh no. Oh, no.” I looked up, around the room, and sighed. 621 more words