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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

On September 15, 1965.

On September 15, 1965, “Stax Records” released third Otis Redding studio album “Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul”. The album was recorded from April 19 and July 9–10, 1965, at the “Stax Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee and was produced by Jim Stewart, Isaac Hayes and David Porter. 195 more words

Day Dreaming / I've Been Loving You Too Long - 7" Canada - 1972

Audio  –  Video

Title  Day Dreaming / I’ve Been Loving You Too Long
Label  Atlantic
Catalogue #  AT 2866
Format  7″ – 45 RPM
Year… 51 more words

Aretha Franklin

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