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How Aretha Franklin Took A Chauvinist Song And Made It A Feminist Song

Aretha Franklin was one of the best singers of all time. She outdid a lot of men in vocal performance and in wit, as is the case with the song “Respect.” 434 more words


Sunday coming down

Hello Y’all – it is a very dark Autumn night here in the South and we can feel the Winter breeze creeping in at night. So the music I’ve selected today will be great accompaniment for a tall mug of hot chocolate. 166 more words


Sunday Soul: Otis Redding - (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay

It is finally feeling like spring today and to celebrate the nice weather, we will showcase Otis Redding’s “(Sittin On) the Dock of the Bay.” This easygoing track from one of the greatest soul singers has become an unforgettable classic that symbolizes a relaxed state of mind/being.


1001 Songs - 1965: Part Two

And now the thrilling conclusion to 1965. If you think this is a lot of songs just wait until 1966 – that’s going to end up being split in 3. 1,199 more words

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You Can't Touch This: Five Songs That Nobody Else Should Cover

Most songs are ‘covered’, in the sense that they are performed by someone other than the writer/composer themselves. Some songs are so popular that they get to be covered by many artistes. 337 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts

1001 Albums: Otis Blue


Artist: Otis Redding

Album: Otis Blue/Otis Sings Soul

Year: 1965

Length: 32:22

Genre: Soul / RnB

“Do me wrong, honey, if you wanna to… 1,383 more words

1001 Albums

The Dictionary of Soul

The Dictionary of Soul has more punch and grit than most of the 1966 soul records I have heard.  Be they of a more country or gospel or rock bent, the various modes make the album a kind of summary of the soul genre.  52 more words