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'I didn't give a damn if it didn't sell': how Isaac Hayes helped create psychedelic soul

The vocalists Hot Buttered Soul, released in 1969 and soon to be reissued, rent apart the rules and inspired many new waves of music

Fifty years ago, psychedelia met soul. 1,175 more words


Black Lightning 1x01 (The Resurrection) Song List

(Show Theme – Black Lightning by Godholly)

  1. Strange Fruit by Nina Simone
  2. Blicka Blicka by Rome Fortune
  3. Love by Rome Fortune
  4. 100% by Monogem
  5. Blood On Me by Sampha…
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Black Lightning

By The Time I Get To Phoenix - Isaac Hayes and the greatest chord change in history.

In his 2005 book, Like A Rolling Stone, Greil Marcus essays a theory that the single snare beat that introduces Dylan’s masterpiece of spleen and sarcasm opens a kind of musical Pandora’s box, paving the way for all of rock’s innovation to come, from The Beatles yea unto The Pet Shop Boys. 1,482 more words


556. by the time I get to Phoenix

“Which gets us to the middle distance selection of the list. 555 down, 555 still to go. So I figure it has to be a record that arguably (and I love to… 118 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Shaft: Isaac Hayes; clip from "Shaft"; Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain

Hello there! This is another entry in our blog series Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies. In these posts, we review a rock and roll tune that features prominently in a film. 2,237 more words

Rock And Roll

Walk on by

My two favourite (and on paper, improbable) versions. The former is very Morricone-ish; the latter funky punkish.


Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990, Mark Schultz)

Hammer, Slammer, & Slade is a television pilot spin-off of a movie (I’m Gonna Git You Sucka). It has the same writer as the movie–Keenan Ivory Wayans–and much of the movie’s cast. 897 more words