Posts tagged with ‘soul’

Sir Lattimore Brown

If you haven’t been following the superb series of posts about the soul singer Lattimore Brown at music blog the B side, now would be a good chance to catch up. It starts with the chance discovery that Brown is not as dead as had been thought, and takes a road trip with him while telling the story of […]

James Brown and Pavarotti

via Coudal. I can’t decide if this is brilliant or just peculiar. Is Pavarotti just singing the normal lyrics in Italian, or something else? This one, on the other hand, is definitely just peculiar.

War—hunh—Good God, y’all

We’ll soon know whether the ‘Ugly Rumours‘ version of War has made it into the UK charts. I’d be more sympathetic to the project if it wasn’t so closely linked with the all-conquering ego of greasy, self-serving media strumpet George Galloway. Anyway, here’s Edwin Starr: EDIT: the new version went in at #21, which isn’t […]

YouTube Madness

Otis Redding: Matt Le Tissier*: Baile Funk: *via More Than Mind Games

music on the net

I’ve only just started getting into music blogs, but they’re fabulous. Of the ones I visit at the moment, the ones which I’ve taken most music from are PopText and Funky16Corners, but I’m currently listening to a 70 minute mix of ‘dancehall/bashment, reggaeton, R’n’B/hip hop/crunk, soca, reggae and ragga jungle’ from Heatwave which I learned […]