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Neither the muffled sound nor the annoying ad can destroy the magic of this clip.

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Blogging is mostly a labor of love — at least for me. So when I get mail from artists saying “Thank you” for posting their material, I feel that blogging is not a case of “love’s labor lost.” Hearing from … Continue reading

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I was watching the movie Crossroads the other day and knowing I was not only hopelessly behind with my posts in general but even more so with the Blues tunes, I knew  I had to find the soundtracks I liked … Continue reading

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R.I.P Whitney This song by Sam Dees is dedicated to all those who were/are messing with “Miss Heroin.” Listen well!

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And another “Thank you baby” goes out to my very own baby, who’s also my chief music scout, for bringing this clip to my attention. Two legends side by side with a superb group of musicians playing for them . … Continue reading

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Get the CD here! The  one and only Mr. Jimmy Cliff has a brand new EP out. He does an amazing job covering The Clash’s Guns Of Brixton. But the true bomb on this EP is without d a doubt … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Tune In … to Barry Fowden’s Vintage Soul radio show Sunday Nov. 13th. More Info here: http://www.radio-r.net/

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As much as I loved the old theme, it had to go. The font was too small and there were no different post formats available. Well, here we go with a new look again.

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Hubby and I were watching Hustle and Flow last night. I know that’s an old one — but good movies never really get old. Terrence Howard once again proved to be an outstanding actor. The rest of the crew was … Continue reading

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… tune in on Sunday, June 26th, 2011: another one of Barry Fowden’s Vintage Soul Radio shows. More info here.

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I am so surprised about the lack of response to my  posting this clip on FB. Tasha Taylor has delivered another great song showcasing her trademark talent to blend old school and new tools. The outcome is a piece that … Continue reading

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R.I.P  “My” David Ruffin Today marks the 20. anniversary of David Ruffin’s death.  “Without you The Morning sun looks blue” Enyoy!

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My FB friend, Gua, posted this clip today, and I just love it. The two make a perfect pair for a duet. The music, although definitely post Old School era, blends beautifully with the voices that could be from way … Continue reading

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Lloyd Knibb, the drummer of the Skatalites, died Friday at age 80. He had liver cancer. R.I.P Lloyd Here’s the obituary article.

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Etta James hospitalized with blood infection Reuters – Jazz singer and songwriter Etta James arrives as a guest at the premiere of the film “Cadillac Records” … – Fri May 13, 1:15 pm ET LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Singer Etta James has been hospitalized with blood poisoning, her … Continue reading