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Saturday, June 19, 2010

A Saturday afternoon mix.....

Just another little genre hopping summer afternoon mix....enjoy. :)

Esther Phillips-Justified (From the 1973 release, "Black Eyed Blues", one of her funkier records....definitely superior to the Atlantic recordings, IMHO.)

Lee Dorsey-Who's gonna help a brother get further?  (An Allen Toussaint written tune  from the 1970s "Yes we can" LP)

J. Mascis-Take a run at the sun (The beach Boys-like cut, that Matt Dillon lip synched to, in the 1996 film "Grace of my heart")

My American Heart-California (a cover of Tupac's "California", from the "Punk goes crunk" version)

Bebel Gilberto-Every day you've been away (A cut from the 2004 CD "Bebel Gilberto", from the American-born Brazilian singer,  daughter of João Gilberto and singer Miúcha.)
 Peter Frampton-Do You feel like we do? (a live cut from 5/7/1974 Ultrasonic Studios Hempstead, New York....great version)
 Miles Davis-Masqualero (Live in Antwerp !0/28/1967-stereo recording)

Buffalo Springfield-We'll See (a previously unreleased cut from the BS, from the 2001 4-CD box set)
 Crash Karma-Awake (Excellent 2009 single from the Canadian supergroup)
The Ravens-Rock me all night long (A 1952 R&B chart hit from the Ravens...Jimmy Ricks, Ollie Jones, Leonard Puzey, and Warren Suttles.)
 Aretha Franklin-You're all I need to get by (Studio take 2, an unreleased version of the Ashford and Simpson written classic)

Gipsy Kings-Soledad (beautiful....from the 2004 CD, "Roots")
Beck-Walls (From the 2008 "Modern Guilt" CD)

The Replacements-Valentine (A studio Demo from "Pleased to meet me")
Joe Liggins and his Honeydrippers-Walkin' (An unreleased recording of "Walkin'", from the mid-'40s)
Gene Krupa Orch. w/ Anita O'day and Roy Eldridge-Harlem on Parade (a 1942 cut from the Krupa band, with Anita on vocals, and "Little Jazz" Eldridge on trumpet)

Japan-Visions of China (from the fifth and final studio album "Tin Drun", released in 1981, by Japan) 
The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orch.-Is she my girlfriend? (A 1928 recording from the Coon-Sanders band, the first Kansas City band to achieve national recognition, which it acquired through national radio broadcasts. It was founded in 1919, as the Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, by drummer Carleton Coon,  and pianist Joe excellent band, one of the most popular bands in Chicago in the late 20's, when it was the house band at the Blackhawk Restaurant)

XTC-Complicated Game (from the 1979 XTC release, "Drums and Wires")

Cassandra Wilson-I'm so lonesome I could cry (An amazing cover of the Hank Williams Sr. tune, from the 1996 CD, "New Moon Daughter")

Lily Allen-The Fear (Doc Fritz Fearchestral version, from the 2009 release, "remixed")

Neko Case-Look for me, I'll be around (from the 2002 CD "Blacklisted"...moody, atmospheric...marvellous)

 Quartetto Cetra-Donna (One of the best Italian Jazz vocal quartets, a recording from the '50s)

Ricky Lee Jones-Ghost train (from the 1989 CD, "Flying Cowboys")

The Roy Fox Band w/ Al Bowlly-Living in Clover (A 1932 recording by the popular British Jazz singer/guitarist, with the Fox Band)

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