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Make It Funky

Get on the good foot with James Brown and a few other masters of funk.

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Johnny “Guitar” Watson: The Funk Era

Johnny “Guitar” Watson died on this date in 1996 – on stage no less. Here’s a re-post in his honor. It’s time to bring back the funk of Johnny “Guitar” Watson. Why not? You can [...]

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The Other Take

Alternate Takes. Some artists – especially jazz musicians – live by them. Others do their best to make sure they never see the light of day. And there’s often some merit to the latter approach, [...]

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The Blues According To Jimmie Vaughan

Want to stare into the very depths of someone’s soul, or at least find out if a long drive together is a bad idea? A few of the following questions about music preferences might help. Beatles or [...]

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Johnny “Guitar” Watson: The Funk Era

It’s time to bring back the funk of Johnny “Guitar” Watson. Why not? You can hear Seventies funk of every stripe on TV commercials and movie soundtracks by everyone from The Isley Brothers and [...]

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Rare Soul + Funk, Pt. 1

This is really just a cheap excuse to share a few samples of some pretty cool tunes I’ve been listening to lately. So if you’re one of those Northern Soul nuts from the UK, don’t expect me to [...]