• The Best of Soul Train

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    Thirty-five years of Soul Train on three DVDs leaves Scott Adams with a serious ’70s jones.

  • Otis Redding

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    Live on the Sunset Strip (Stax). Review by Scott Adams.

  • Fela Kuti Lives

    With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti‘s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

  • Fela Kuti Lives

    Fela Kuti Lives

    With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti‘s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

  • Mulatu Astatke

    Mulatu Astatke

    From New York City to Addis Ababa (Strut). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Betty Davis

    Betty Davis

    Is It Love or Desire? (Light In The Attic Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Betty Davis

    Betty Davis

    Betty Davis (Light In The Attic). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Gospel According to Al Green

    Gospel According to Al Green

    Robert Mugge’s documentary about Al Green’s tragedy-strewn return to the Church is given the deluxe 25th Anniversary DVD treatment. Can Scott Adams get an amen?

  • King Kahn & the Shrines

    King Kahn & the Shrines

    King Kahn & the Shrines stood out, to Phillip Haire, as a key performer at Florida’s inaugural Harvest of Hope Festival.

  • Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson, who totally rocks.

  • Young @ Heart

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    I hope I die before I get old? Not a chance, sez Carl F Gauze, after seeing a chorus of retirees give their all belting out numbers by Talking Heads, James Brown, and the Ramones.

  • Maceo Parker

    Maceo Parker

    Roots and Grooves (Heads Up International). Review by Cindy Barrymore.

  • Oscar Peterson

    Oscar Peterson

    Jazz luminary Oscar Peterson has died at age 82 in Toronto. James Mann looks at the legendary pianist.

  • Leon Triplett

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