Over on Twitter, Eric Alper (@ThatEricAlper) asked this question on Thanksgiving morning. Perfect timing for music nerds, musicaholics, and other armchair music hounds with a love for lists and time on their hands. There were some great classic answers in the replies including Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, and Bob Dylan. Naturally. Aretha Franklin immediately came… Continue reading What is the greatest 3-album run of all time?
“Cultivate your own aesthetic and your own universe. Create your own universe and share it with people you respect and love. “-André Leon Talley Many greats have covered this gospel classic. LaVern Baker’s interpretation builds on Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s version, transforming it into a foundational Rock N’Roll record. https://youtu.be/fWoPJgiPkxA In the pantheon of great Aretha… Continue reading 5 Songs For The End of The Week
Easing into 2021 with gorgeous vocals and hope for better days ahead. The Queen of Soul live and lush. https://youtu.be/8GFDUWzWP9A Has there really ever been a better version of "California Dreamin'" than this? https://youtu.be/Wabc6ojuw-s Curtis Mayfield remains the smoothest to ever do it. https://youtu.be/pO1e9PJyDlI Timeless. https://youtu.be/mEu8DrO9PbY Koko Taylor never fails to blow you away. https://youtu.be/5F3mFp4vWGU