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Dave Hoekstra interviews Curtis Mayfield's wife Altheida

The very excellent Dave Hoekstra discusses the life and career of late soul legend Curtis Mayfield with his wife Altheida, who shares her memories of the man and the artist, his roots in Chicago, his philosophy towards music, and plans for a celebration observing the 60th anniversary of Mayfield starting his music career.


" Hey Ya! " - Booker T. Jones at the Soiled Dove Underground

Concert review- Booker T. Jones- Soiled Dove Underground, Denver, CO 6/12/15

” I saw him later at the Monterrey Pop Festival. Only this time, he wasn’t playing the Isleys’ music. 909 more words

Sunday Sessions - Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler is a name you might not hear about too often these days but his contribution to music was significant if only for giving us Only the Strong Survive and For Your Precious Love, recorded with his group, The Impressions when he led the band and featured Curtis Mayfield among its members. 113 more words

The Telltale Mind

Bridge Over Troubled Water / Brand New Me - 7" - 1971

Audio  –  Video

Title  Bridge Over Troubled Water / Brand New Me
Label  Atlantic
Catalogue #  45-2796
Format  7″ – 45 RPM
Year  1971
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Aretha Franklin

Blues and Rhythm Show 183 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, June 9th, (1:00-2:30 pm)

This week, the promised followup special covering Chicago Soul. We cover a period extending from 1961 to 1975 but most of the recordings are from the sixties. 225 more words

The Strong

I love this song and have sung it inside my head through many a dark time. As I gingerly nurse mixed affect (“During a mixed state, you might feel very agitated, have trouble sleeping, experience major changes in appetite, and have suicidal thoughts. 595 more words