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I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You)

“I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You),” written by David WeatherspoonEddie Floyd and  Joe Shamwell, performed by Mr. Floyd. 45 more words

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Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

I admit it, since reading ‘Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion‘ (Robert Gordon) I’ve been a bit hooked on soul music.  It really is essential reading for any self-professed music aficionado.  710 more words

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Vinyl Sunday (Part 1)

I have successfully completed my first month of Ironman training.  Over the past four weeks I have run 171.8k (all at a faster paced tempo, or interval), spun the equivalent of 429k, swam… 553 more words

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On February 23, 1968.

On February 23, 1968, “Volt” label released “The Dock of the Bay”, the first Otis Redding posthumously released album. “The Dock of the Bay” was recorded from July 1965 to December 1967, and was produced by Steve Cropper. 135 more words

Amii Stewart, "Knock on Wood"

Knock On Wood Amii Stewart (Atlantic, 1979)

Knock On Wood was written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper. Floyd originally took it to the charts and landed at #28 on the Hot 100 and topped the R&B chart for a week in 1966. 135 more words

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAX-STAX-VOLT 45PRM RARITIES 1964-1968.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRAX-STAX-VOLT 45PRM RARITIES 1964-1968.

Just like Picasso, the Stax and Volt labels had a blue period. In Stax and Volt’s case, this began in 1964, and lasted until mid-1968. 2,074 more words

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Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd

Chart Position: 28

  • Written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper
  • Guitar: Steve Cropper
  • Keyboards: Booker T. Jones, Isaac Hayes
  • Trumpet: Wayne Jones
  • Produced by Steve Cropper and Isaac Hayes…
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