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Funky Friday: For The Love Of Money

It begins with one of the nastiest, funkiest bass lines of its era. It might well be one of the nastiest, funkiest bass lines of any era. 418 more words


There's A Message In the Music

Music, it’s a goddamned powerful transformative thing. Take this next one of mine, it’s got me through good times, bad times; love, a certain amount of horizontal disco dancing (if you know what I mean); some high highs and some real lows. 857 more words

Record Collecting

March 26, 2017 Let's Promo The Ghetto

The¬†Philadelphia International All Stars, Let’s Clean Up The Ghetto, Philadelphia International JZ-34659, 1977

I know I just wrote the other day about promos and how I never buy them.   320 more words

Teddy Pendergrass's Self Titled Debut Album Is About To Turn 40: A Blue Note Goes Solo

Teddy Pendergrass’s debut album will be 40 years old this coming June 12th. It was a huge part of the Philly soul renaissance that peaked during the late 70.s 1977 alone was also one of the red letter years,along with 1977,where funky and soulful album masterpieces seemed to dominate the music world in general. 552 more words