The Rhythm Section (Music)
Fri Jan 3rd 2014 2.00pm–4.00pm
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The Fabulous Originals “It Ain't Fair, But It's Fun (pts 1 & 2)” from Midwest Funk - Funk 45s from Tornado Alley (Jazzman Records Ltd. 2004) —recorded at Cincinnati's Jewel studios in 1971 while the band members were in high school. The drummer's granny paid for the session.Buy it!
The Groove Merchants “There's Got to Be Someone for Me” from Texas Funk Black Gold From The Lone Star State 1968-1975 (Jazzman Records Ltd. 2005) —Lou Pride on vocals on this 1970 Seumi Records 45, recorded in El Paso.Buy it!
Roy Roberts “You Ain't Miss It” from Carolina Funk Funk 45s From The Atlantic Coast (jazzman 2007) —previously unreleased; recorded in Greensboro, NC in the early 1970s.Buy it!
Alonzo Smith “Love Machine” from Golden State Funk Impossibly Rare Funk From The Bay Area (Ace 2007) —recorded circa 1972Buy it!
Stevie Wonder “I Wish” from Songs In The Key Of Life CD ALBUM (Universal/Motown 1976) —this classic album was 1st released on Motown in 1976, and might be considered the peak of Stevie's 6-7 year run of channeling songs and ideas from somewhere very special.Buy it!
King Johnson “Hey Yeah” from Luck So Strange (Royal Kook Music 2000) —Oliver Wood and company, recorded in Atlanta back in Aug of 2000.Buy it!
Hip Grease “Rough, Tough And Tumble” from Hip Grease EP (unreleased) (Artist 2012) L —One of Andy Coco's musical projects. The songs on this album were recorded live in the summer of 2012.Buy it!
Inez & Charlie Foxx “(1-2-3-4-5-6-7) Count The Days” from Dynamic Grooves Funk And Groovy Soul From The Vaults Of Scepter, Wand, Dynamo And Musicor (Ace/BGP 2011) —Siblings Inez and Charles Foxx of "Mockingbird" fame. This cut was made for Dynamo Records in 1967.Buy it!
Lee Fields And The Expressions featuring Lady “Faithful Man” from Live At KDHX 27March2013 (KDHX 2013) —recorded at KDHX's Magnolia Ave studios in 2013. Check out the other 3 cuts from the session on KDHX.orgBuy it!
Teddy Presberg “Thanks Maw” from Outcries from a Sea of Red (Outright 2009) LBuy it!
The Five Alives “Baby, Baby (Please Don't Go)” from EP (Artist 2009) —a now-defunct rockin' soul band from the Motor City.Buy it!
Nathaniel Mayer “From Now On” from (I Want) Love And Affection (Not The House Of Correction) Savage Soul From The Streets Of Detroit Complete Recordings 1961-1980 (Vampisoul Records 2011) —this track was originally released as by Nathaniel Mayer with The Fortune Braves in 1966 on Fortune Records.Buy it!
Ted Hawkins “Bring It On Home Daddy” from Watch Your Step (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1993) —I'm sending this one out to Miss Michelle and to John Wendland!Buy it!
Brother Jack McDuff “Pettin' The Cat” from The Best Of The Concord Years (Concord Records 2003) —originally issued on Bringin' It On Home, 1999.Buy it!
John Ginty “Black Cat (feat. Albert Castiglia)” from Bad News Travels (american showplace music 2013) —a fine B3 player, and all around good guy, from NJ. People likely 1st heard of John thru his work in Robert Randolph's band.Buy it!
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “By Your Side” from What Have you Done, My Brother (Daptone 2009) —let's send this one out to the young woman I talked to at the Big Mike Aguirre show at BCD who was pleasantly surprised I was a fan of Naomi Shelton.Buy it!
Home Cookin' “Rivers Of Babylon featuring Brenda Boykin” from Afrobilly Soul Stew (Blue Dot Records 2000) —I really dig the arrangement on this version of "Rivers". And I also dig the warmth and tone in Miss Boykin's voice.Buy it!
Dogtown Allstars “Little Old Money Maker” from Live At Lucas Schoolhouse (Artist) L —my thanks to Andy for this music, performed in Feb 2007. I hope you all enjoyed it.Buy it!
Joe Simon “The Chokin' Kind” from Music In My Bones The Best Of Joe Simon (Sony/Rhino 1997)Buy it!
Big Mike Aguirre and the Blu-City All-Stars “Be Thankful For What You Got” from Live at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups (self-release 2010) L —Big things are happening for Big Mike...head out to BBs on Sunday afternoon and help wish Mike well as he gets ready to complete in the IBC later this month in Memphis.Buy it!
Jimmy McCracklin “Like My Mama” from High On The Blues (Fantasy Records 1992) —an intersting album, as it was recorded for and released by Stax, but used the Hi Rhythm Section and was produced by Hi's Willie Mitchell.Buy it!
Johnny Truitt “No Sad Times” from Southern Funkin' Louisiana Funk And Soul 1967-1979 (Ace/BGP 2005) —from 1973; while many of us were unaware of Johnny Truitt, he was very influential in the deep south (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida)Buy it!
Bluesiana Hot Sauce “I Walk On Guilded Splinters” from Bluesiana Hot Sauce (Shanachie Entertainment www.shanachie.com 1994) —all star cast included Allen Toussaint, Toots Thielemans, Michael Brecker and many more.Buy it!
Galactic “Quiet Please” from Vintage Reserve (Volcano Entertainment 2003) —this tune was originally recorded for the Crazyhorse Mongoose album in 1997.Buy it!
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