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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

Favorite Lyrics: Charles Bradley - "Why Is It so Hard (to make it in America)?"

Why is it so hard
To make it in America
I try so hard
To make it in America

A land of milk and honey… 204 more words

Arts And Entertainment

SONG OF THE DAY The Frightnrs - Lookin' (Version)

When The Frightnrs released their single Dispute (a track that featured on their debut LP), it included a Dub version on the B-side which came courtesy of famed reggae producer Victor “Ticklah” Axelrod.   110 more words

Reggae

Does an album sound better if there's a tragic story behind it? - Discuss

A few weeks back I stumbled on a track called “Nothing More to Say” by a band called The Frightnrs. One of my favourite DJs added it to his essential listening list and it immediately caught my attention. 241 more words

Music

SONG OF THE DAY the Ar-Kaics - No Good (demo)

When Daptone Records introduced WICK Records as their new subsidiary rock label in 2015, I was thrilled and have kept a close eye on all of their releases ever since.   185 more words

Alternative

Video: The Como Mamas "Count Your Blessings"

Old school Gospel music from the album Come Upstairs by The Como Mamas, produced by Daptone Records.

The Como Mamas — Ester Smith Mae, Della Daniels, and Angela Taylor — are three lifelong Gospel singers from the small town of Como, Mississippi. 24 more words

Poetry

The heavenly Como Mamas drop third LP for Daptone

Following the success of Get An Understanding and Como Now, the Como Mamas have established themselves as one of the premier gospel groups in the world. 49 more words