Tag: Ray Charles

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ohio Players

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ohio Players

Garage Sale Vinyl

If you like your nekked ladies super sticky and super funky, this week’s installment will be super sweet, as Christopher Long scores a playable used vinyl copy of Honey, the chart-busting 1975 LP from the Ohio Players, for just three bucks.

Covid Diary #2

Covid Diary #2

Features

While in self isolation, I finally got around to reading Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.

Ray Charles

Music Reviews

Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles (Concord Music). Review by James Mann.

Ray Charles

Music Reviews

Live in Concert (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.

In Session

In Session

Screen Reviews

Two legendary blues men swapping licks and telling tales. It’s a shame it seems recorded at ten in the morning. James Mann let’s the music do the talking.

Ray Charles

Music Reviews

Genius + Soul = Jazz (Concord Records). Review by James Mann.

Frank Sinatra

Music Reviews

Christmas with Sinatra and Friends (Concord Music). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Ray Charles

Music Reviews

The Genius Hits The Road (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Sonic Boom

Print Reviews

In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.

Ray Charles

Music Reviews

Genius: The Ulitmate Collection (Concord Music Group). Review by Phil Bailey.

Maceo Parker

Music Reviews

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

Arthur Alexander

Music Reviews

Lonely Just Like Me: The Final Chapter (Hacktone Records). Review by Al Pergande.

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Screen Reviews

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