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Roger Kaufman: Memphis (Rhythm 'n') Blues Again

Roger Kaufman is old school.

While his peers listened to the Doors and Janis Joplin, the 1966 Staples High School graduate sang doo wop.

His band — Four on the Floor — moved on to jazz, R&B and folk tunes. 490 more words

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Yoga

It’s been exactly 5 days since I’ve done, well, anything.  I contracted some alien virus while visiting Texas last week and the training plan just kind of fell apart from there.  474 more words

Yoga

Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

I admit it, since reading ‘Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion‘ (Robert Gordon) I’ve been a bit hooked on soul music.  It really is essential reading for any self-professed music aficionado.  710 more words

Vinyl

Vinyl Sunday (Part 1)

I have successfully completed my first month of Ironman training.  Over the past four weeks I have run 171.8k (all at a faster paced tempo, or interval), spun the equivalent of 429k, swam… 553 more words

Vinyl

Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

Okay, time for one of my selections from an afternoon of browsing dusty crates and boxes.  And, okay, I admit it, I’m developing a bit of a penchant for cheesy… 340 more words

Vinyl

Soul Dynamite: Johnnie Taylor Live at the Summit Club

When people talk about the greatest male soul singers of the 1960s and 1970s, names such as Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Al Green, James Brown, Percy Sledge, James Carr, and Wilson Pickett are frequently mentioned. 794 more words

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Special Offer ~ 45 rpm Soul Records, Mint Condition

Just arrived! New old stock, unplayed mint copies of some great and hard to find soul records. Just click the link below to see the list, with full details. 82 more words

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