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That's The Way

The spoken introduction to this song lasts about a minute. And as I listen to it, I am compelled by the story, and want him to go on. 113 more words


Christmas Cornucopia - Ninth Day

After yesterday’s stop to gaze reverentially heavenward it’s time to turn to more earthly considerations. The Greeks, as you might have expected, had different words to describe the varied forms of love we express and experience. 544 more words


REVIEW: Jolie Holland - "Wine Dark Sea"

Originally published in Popdose on Oct. 30, 2014

Second take? Such a treasure! On Wine Dark Sea, Jolie Holland’s sixth LP, the eclectic singer-songwriter doesn’t just sit at the intersection of blues, soul and folk – she proves she can own it. 635 more words


I Want To (Do Everything for You) - Joe Tex

Chart Position: 23

  • Written by Joe Tex
  • Later recorded by Huey Lewis and the News
Top 40 Records

You just can't have enough of this

Although James Carr was a fabulous singer there’s something about Joe Tex’s delivery that makes me prefer him. It’s passionate but more tender than James Carr’s raw emotion, but at the same time there’s that hint of sheer joy as he sings, you can almost hear him smile and laugh during this song. 135 more words


Joe Tex - Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)

Joseph Arrington, Jr., better known as Joe Tex, was an American musician who gained success in the 1960s and 1970s with his brand of…

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