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SHUFFLER 0083: I'LL BE THE WEEPING WILLOW

SHUFFLER 0083: I’LL BE THE WEEPING WILLOW
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Otis Redding – “That’s How Strong My Love Is” from The Very Best of Otis Redding, Volume One  480 more words

St. Paul & the Broken Bones | Gritty soul septet St. Paul & the Broken Bones stay rooted in sweet home Alabama

“It’s part of who we are. I’m born and raised in Chelsea, Ala. Most of us are. Most of us haven’t lived anywhere else. It definitely influences us in a very large way. 11 more words

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Famous Overtons on Friday

There’s Jamie Overton, an English crickert.

And Overton Vertis Wright. That would be O. V. Wright. He recorded some superb soul songs in the 1960s and 1970s, and lost his way somewhat, dying at the age of 41 in 1980. 109 more words

This time NO Carl and Pearl Butler

Orleans were a soft-rock band of the 1970s. Hall and Oates were in them. So pretty poor stuff. But what a fantastic album cover. I really can’t find the appropriate words to describe this photo without possibly causing offence. 226 more words

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Sunday, July 13th

Soul?

Gospel?

Whatever the idiom, this guy kills me.

The Sunset Travelers, featuring O.V. Wright (1939-1980), lead vocals

“Sit Down and Rest Awhile,” late 1950s… 16 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Mabon 'Teenie' Hodges Dies

He may not be a household name but chances are you know his music behind many hits. Mabon ‘Teenie’ Hodges contributed to that distinctive Memphis sound and co-wrote many of Al Green’s soul classics like “Take Me to the River,” “Love and Happiness,” “Full of Fire” and “Here I Am.” 275 more words

Memphis In 4 Days

We Got To Have It, Soul Power

I discovered this weekend’s top tune while listening to a selection by Arthur Alexander, a favourite of mine from those pre-Motown days. Times when Sam Cooke & Jackie Wilson carried the R&B swing. 862 more words

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