Archive for the 'Soul/Funk/R&B' Category

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Elsewhere: Pitchfork Media reports on the Wattstax reissue – “an expanded 3xCD box set commemorating what is arguably the definitive r&b festival.” Wattstax :: Additional festival videos (Bar Keys, Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, Staple Singers, etc.) can be found here… Download: MP3: Rufus Thomas :: Memphis Train MP3: Staple Singers :: Respect Yourself ———— Amazon: […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

While its only been part of my collection the past six weeks, the Searching for Soul compilation, released a couple of years ago by the always on-point Luv ‘N Haight imprint, has left its mark. And not just on my CD player, but influencing what I am grabbing off the shelf when looking for something […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

My father-in-law passed away this week. “Dock of The Bay” was his favorite song. This one’s for you, Bob… “…It’s two thousand miles I roamed, just to make this dock my home.” Download: MP3: Otis Redding :: (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay ———- Amazon: Otis Redding – The Dock Of The Bay —————————————————————————————————————————— […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

“Fellas, one more time I wanna give the drummer some of this funky soul we got here. You don’t have to do no soloing, brother, just keep what you got. Don’t turn it loose, because “it’s a mother.” – James Brown (Funky Drummer) I own a lot of James Brown, but hands down In the […]