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11 juillet 2014 5 11 /07 /juillet /2014 18:06

 

Tribute to the great lady of the canyon, focusing on her fantastic 60’s output.

Jackie Dee – Buddy

Jackie De Shannon – You won’t forget me

The Fleetwoods – He’s the great impostor

Jackie De Shannon – It’s love baby (24 hours a day)

The Searchers – ‘Till you say you’ll be mine

Jackie De Shannon – Dream boy

Raga & The Talas – My group and me

Jackie De Shannon – Don’t turn your back on me

Diana Dawn – Back street girl

Jackie De Shannon – Are you ready for this

Jackie De Shannon – to wait for love

Jackie De Shannon & the Byrds – Splendor in the grass

Jackie De Shannon – Where does the sun go

Gary James – Nicole

Jackie De Shannon – I keep wanting you

Jackie De Shannon – She’s my best friend

Jackie De Shannon – What is this

Jackie De Shannon – I let go completely

Jackie De Shannon – Children & flowers

Irma Thomas - Breakaway

 

 

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4 juillet 2014 5 04 /07 /juillet /2014 17:14

 

Early 70's british bands knew how to pour bourbon in their tea.

 

Andy Roberts & The Great Stampede – Bottom of the garden

Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock

Bronco – Time (so long between)

Mighty Baby – Slipstreams

Help Yourself – Paper leaves

Brinsley Schwarz – The last time I was fooled

Ernie Graham – The girl that turned the lever

Unicorn – 115 bar joy

The Grease Band – The mandolin song

Shape Of The Rain – Patterns

Elton John – No shoestrings on Louise

Cochise – Past loves

Ashton, Gardner, Dyke & Co – Ballad of the Remo Four

The Rolling Stones – Torn and frayed

 

 

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13 juin 2014 5 13 /06 /juin /2014 17:40

 

BBQ time with some of the most gleaming southern fellas.

 

Terry & The Chain Reaction – Keep your cool

Travis Wammack – Whatever turns you on

Ray Stinnett – You make me feel

Donnie Fritts – Sumpin funky going on

Allman Brothers Band – Stand back

Grinderswitch – Let the south wind blow

Tony Joe White – Whompt out on you

Little Feat – Willin’

Terry Manning – Trashy dog

Billy Joe Royal – Don’t you be ashamed

Joe South – Leanin’ on you

Don Nix – I need you

Jim Dickinson – Dixie fried

Johnny Jenkins – Voodoo in you

John Randolph Marr – Sarah

Mark James – Suspicious minds

 

 

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3 juin 2014 2 03 /06 /juin /2014 15:26

 

Due to technical reasons, there's no sound clip available for this tribute to the greatest soul songwriter ever. Instead, listen to the soundcloud mix below and be sure to check Kent's beautiful compilation "Impressed : 24 Groups Inspired By The Impressions".

 

The Impressions – I can’t stay away from you

The Climates – Breaking up again

The Mad Lads – Come closer to me

The Isley Brothers – Who’s that lady

The Invincibles – Heart full of love

The Dontells – I’m gonna tell the world

The Astors – Candy

The Steelers – Get it from the bottom

Willie Cooper & The Webs – You don’t love nobody

The Players – He’ll be back

The Soulville All-Stars – Won’t you please be my girl

Van Dykes – No man is an island

Richard Caiton – Forgive me baby

The Saints – I’ve been taken for a ride

The Perfections – Which one am I

Detroit Emeralds – Long live the king

Freddie North – Gotta get your mommy

Righteous Brothers – A man without a dream 

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22 mai 2014 4 22 /05 /mai /2014 16:58

 

“Mother earth is being killed and you’re the next in line”

 

The Beach Boys – Don’t go near the water

The Fourmyula – Nature

The Hello People – Let’s go hide in the forest

Truck – Earth song

Marshall & Newell – Twenty nine

The Byrds – Hungry planet

The Rascals – Mother nature land

Marvin, Welch & Farrar – Come back to nature

Bonniwell Music Machine – Mother nature father earth

The Raves – Mother nature

Earth Island – This island earth

Spirit – Nature’s way

David Axelrod – The sign part. 1

Manfred Mann – Machines

Dougle Randle – Isn’t it a pity

Tommy James & The Shondells – Crystal blue persuasion

 

 

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15 mai 2014 4 15 /05 /mai /2014 17:42

 

Tribute to three great italian american songwriters, the late Teddy Randazzo and the solid pair Peter Andres and Vincent Poncia.

 

Porgy & The Monarchs – If it’s for real

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – I’m on the outside (looking in)

Bergen White – Hurt so bad

Little Anthony & The Imperials – Get out of my life

Billy Fury – I’m lost without you

The Zombies – Goin’ out of my head

The Royalettes – It’s gonna take a miracle

Annabelle Fox – Getting through to me

Darrell Banks – You better go

 

The Videls – She’s not coming home

The Tradewinds – To be with you

The Critters – Marryin’ kind of love

Peter Anders – Sunrise highway

Goodtimes – Hard life

The Innocence – I don’t wanna be around you

The Ambassadors – You gave me somebody to love

Deon Jackson – Hard to get a thing called love

Garnet Mimms – One woman man

The Ronettes – Do I love you

 

 

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9 mai 2014 5 09 /05 /mai /2014 17:27

 

Tribute to the stellar Nick Lowe and his fresh friends.

 

Brinsley Schwarz – Surrender to the rhythm

Brinsley Schwarz – Mayfly

Brinsley Schwarz – Funk angel

Brinsley Schwarz – Unknown number

Brinsley Schwarz – (It’s gonna be a) bring down

Brinsley Schwarz – Brand new you, brand new me

Brinsley Schwarz – What’s so funny ‘bout peace love and understanding

Brinsley Schwarz – I like you I don’t love you

Nick Lowe – Born a woman

Dave Edmunds – Ju ju man

Nick Lowe – Heart of the city

Dave Edmunds – Deborah

Nick Lowe – I love the sound of breaking glass

Nick Lowe – Cruel to be kind

Rockpile – When I write the book

Brinsley Schwarz – Rocking chair

 

 

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24 avril 2014 4 24 /04 /avril /2014 17:02

 

Tribute to the great producer, with a special guest, the shimmering Jean-Pierre Paul Poire.

 

Johnny Robinson - Funky Feet

James Fry – Tumblin’ down

Don Bryant – You cause me to wonder

The Rayons – I’m giving up baby

Minnie Epperson – Grab your clothes (and get on out)

Al Gardner – Just a touch of your hand

Janet & The Jays – Without a reason

Donna Rhodes – Where’s your love been

Al Green – There is love

T99 – Sweetness ain’t sweetness no more

O.V. Wright – Nothing comes to a sleeper

Otis Clay – I die a little each day

Syl Johnson – Together, forever

Erma Coffee – Anyway the wind blows

Jean Plum – Look at the boy

Ann Peebles – Slipped, tripped and fell in love

 

 

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17 avril 2014 4 17 /04 /avril /2014 15:37

 

Part two of our Brill Building focus, this time highlighting later works of Goffin/King, Barry/Greenwich, Sedaka/Greenfield and Pomus/Shuman.

 

The Everly Brothers – You’re just what I was looking for today

Lesley Gore – Magic colors

Andy Kim – Just like your shadow

The Warner Brothers – I won’t be the same without her

Electric Prunes – I happen to love you

The Beach Boys – I can hear music

The Byrds – Goin’ back

Blood, Sweat and Tears – So much love

Dionne Warwick – Knowing when to leave

The Illusion – Did you see her eyes

The Mc Coys – Say those magic words

Neal Ford Factory – You made me a man

The Turtles – So goes love

Ellie Greenwich – The sunshine after the rain

Jackie De Shannon – Child of mine

Howard Tate - Stop

 

 

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12 avril 2014 6 12 /04 /avril /2014 15:58

 

An insight into the late 60’s output (with a few covers from their golden era) of perfect songwriters couple Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.

 

The Tokens – It’s a happening world

The Monkees – Love is only sleeping

The Second Time – Listen to the music

The 2 Of Clubs – Let me walk with you

The Vogues – It’s getting better

Neil MacArthur – It’s not easy

The Walker Brothers – Walking in the rain

Dusty Springfield – Just a little lovin’

Twice As Much – The coldest night of the year

Aorta – Shape of things to come

Nazz – Kicks

Three Dog Night – Good time living

Barry Mann – She is today

Bergen White – Lisa was

Bill Medley – Winter won’t come this year

Mama Cass – New world coming

 

 

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