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Rocks In The Attic #499: Ennio Morricone - ‘The Hateful Eight (O.S.T.)’ (2015)

Int. Cinema Foyer. Night.

The scene takes place in Event Cinemas, Broadway, Newmarket, New Zealand. The date is Wednesday 20th January 2016. It’s hot, damn hot. 285 more words


EM32 - Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper joins Eric in conversation. Steve wears so many hats and has done so much in his long career, it’s hard to describe.  Legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer from Stax Records, Booker T & The MGs, Otis Redding, The Blues Brothers Band, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and so much more.   102 more words

Career Retrospective

Ain't No Smilin' Faces, Lyin' To The Races

“Coming up on the Classic Lunch, music from the Staple Sisters!” the DJ stated emphatically.

After making sure I heard what I thought I did, I lowered my head in the palm of my hand. 377 more words


You Put A Run In My Walk

I had to be the maddest twelve-year-old on the planet.

Day after day, I listened to the radio, waiting to hear the song that is today’s Morning Groove. 333 more words


ECSOTW#16: I Guess I Missed My Calling, I Should've Been a Clown

KEVIN DAVIS: Like several of the other rhythm-and-blues covers on Kojak Variety (“Leave My Kitten Alone,” “Running Out of Fools”), Elvis Costello recorded “Pouring Water on a Drowning Man” multiple times between 1986 and its eventual release on 1995’s… 1,042 more words

Elvis Costello

William Bell: the passion and stoicism of a quiet man!

There is little in life as impressive and convincing as the voice of a quiet man telling the truth.

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William Bell a sage songwriter and stoic soul balladeer told us heartfelt, hard won truths about the eternal trials of love in an incandescent series of records issued from Memphis in the 1960s on the mighty Stax label which still resonate. 1,322 more words