For Once in My Life
(Stevie Wonder cover)
Look what an adorable couple they were!
So the saying goes…
‘There’s a lid for every saucepan’
Live at Teatro Sistina in Rome, 1968
This version with guitar is my favourite rendition of Black is the Color, but this one comes pretty close.
Everybody’s Gotta Live
"Everybody’s gotta live, and everybody’s gonna die.
Everybody’s gotta live, I think you know the reason why.
Sometime they go and get so good, but then again it gets pretty rough,
but when I have you in my arms baby, you know I just can’t,
I just can’t get enough…”
Unknown photographer, undated, Portrait of Arthur Lee
Big Bill Broonzy
When Did You Leave Heaven, 1956
earthquake-weather: my kind of music video
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Up Above My Head
Sure, Keith Richards borrowed some of his best licks from Chuck Berry.
But do you know who Chuck Berry borrowed from?
Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Click through to Open Culture for a new documentary The Godmother of Rock & Roll
This is the Granada Television broadcast of The Sound of Soul, a studio Nina Simone concert in London, from September 14, 1968.
Here is what’s on it:
In the words of Joe Strummer, May Nina Simone rule the world
Love and Happiness
Maybe the best intro…..ever? That was some spiritual shit.
All songs should start like that.
I think this is from Soul Train 1973, you can see the full version of Al’s 1975 apperance here
O Caminho Do Bem
Stream his whole album Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul of Tim Maia here
It’s pretty much impossible to not take a brilliant photo of this guy!
Here’s a pretty average but informative short doc on the dude
Source: Slate / Luaka Bop
New Hamburger Eyes podcast!! this mix from Jack Halloway, Gettin Right..
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