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Covered: Snow

Another new feature for 2016! (I’m just gonna keep saying that, and hopefully one of these will stick.) Let’s pick a bunch of albums to play based on how situationally appropriate the cover art is. 492 more words


For Your Precious Love - Linda Jones

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Arthur and Richard Brooks and Jerry Butler
  • Originally recorded by Jerry Butler & the Impressions (1958)
  • This is Linda Jones’ final hit single…
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1972 March Singles


Its been difficult coming to grips in writing this and his departure. Earlier this year, I lost a dear friend, leader, mentor…my OG. There are a handful of people that I can sit down for hours talking about music and it’s spiritual essence. 51 more words


Jerry Butler "Some Kinda Magic" (Mercury 72648-B, 1966)

Jerry Butler “Some Kinda Magic” (Mercury 72648-B, 1966)

There’s two soul legends that would get me to throw my drawls at the stage. One is Chuck Jackson, and the other is #SagittariYes providing Chicago-bred crooner Jerry Butler. 196 more words


Brett Jolly's Daily Thought ("When we are no longer what we used to be")

Last night I got a call from a good friend and coworker. She is a singer and we had a lot of great gigs together at fun events over the years. 539 more words

"Only the Strong Survive"

When Jerry Butler first sang “Only the Strong Survive” in 1968, he was talking about a man with a broken heart learning to pick himself up and move on. 1,153 more words

Music Of Hope