5 Songs For The End of The Week

If you’re not invited to the party, throw your own.”-Diahann Carroll Wallpaper. London. “Big Mama Thornton with The Muddy Waters Band-1966” is on my list of albums for required listening. According to Smithsonian Folkways Recording, “. . . the session was recorded without the benefit of a rehearsal. . .” You can hear the through… Continue reading 5 Songs For The End of The Week

Five Songs For The End of The Week and The Beginning of The New Year

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