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Category: R&B

Friday, July 27th

sweet soul music

Anthony Hamilton, live, Washington, D.C., 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Monhegan Island, Maine

Friday, July 20th

what’s new

Rev. Sekou and The Seal Breakers, live, Washington, D.C., 7/10/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Rookery Building)

Friday, July 6th

passings

Henry Butler, pianist, singer, September 21, 1948-July 2, 2018

With Steven Bernstein & the Hot 9, “Some Iko,” live, Chicago, 2015

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), New Orleans

Eureka Brass Band, late 1950s

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Young Tuxedo Brass Band, 1959

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Second Liners at Mardi Gras, 1957

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Second Liners, 1961

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Young Tuxedo Bass Band, 1966

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Saturday, June 30th

desert island disc

Sly and the Family Stone, Fresh, 1973

 

Track list:

1. In Time 00:00
2. If You Want Me To Stay 05:47
3. Let Me Have It All 08:48
4. Frisky 11:44
5. Thankful N’ Thoughtful 14:56
6. Skin I’m In 19:38
7. I Don’t Know (Satisfaction) 22:33
8. Keep On Dancin’ 26:25
9. Que Sera, Sera 28:49
10. If It Were Left Up To Me 34:13
11. Babies Makin’ Babies 36:13

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lagniappe

reading table

Now as a spirit
I shall roam
the summer fields.

—Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849 (Japanese Death Poems, Yoel Hoffmann, ed.)

Wednesday, June 27th

more

Robert Ward, “Your Love Is Real” (R. Ward)

Live (with Ry Cooder [guitar], Nick Lowe [bass], et al.), Mill Valley, Calif., 1991

 

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Recording, 1964

 

Thursday, June 21st

basement jukebox

Jimmy Ruffin, “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” 1966

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Our share of night to bear –
Our share of morning –
Our blank in bliss to fill,
Our blank in scorning –

Here a star, and there a star,
Some lose their way!
Here a mist – and there a mist –
Afterwards – Day!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), 116 (Franklin)

Saturday, June 16th

desert island disc

Ann Peebles, I Can’t Stand the Rain (Willie Mitchell, prod.), 1974

 

Track list:

  1. “I Can’t Stand The Rain” (Don Bryant, Bernard “Bernie” Miller, Ann Peebles) – 2:31
  2. “Do I Need You” (Bryant, Peebles) – 2:33
  3. “Until You Came into My Life” (Bryant, Miller, Peebles) – 3:13
  4. “(You Keep Me) Hanging On” (Ira Allen, Buddy Mize) – 2:44
  5. “Run Run Run” (Bryant, Darryl Carter, Peebles) – 2:38
  6. “If We Can’t Trust Each Other” (Earl Randle) – 2:55
  7. “A Love Vibration” (Bryant, Miller, Peebles) – 2:50
  8. “You Got to Feed the Fire” (Bryant, Miller, Peebles) – 2:22
  9. “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down” (Earl Randle) – 2:45
  10. “One Way Street” (Bryant, Peebles) – 2:50

Friday, May 25th

One-word review: Wow!

Lauryn Hill with The Roots, live, Philadelphia, 2012

 

Saturday, May 19th

what’s new

Anderson .Paak, “Bubblin,” 5/17/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, April 30th

passings

Charles Neville, saxophonist, December 28, 1938-April 26, 2018

Neville Brothers, “Yellow Moon,” live, New Orleans, 1991

 

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More?

Here’s the whole set.

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

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