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Dionne Warwick - Work On By - kreisch - D - 1964

10/5/14 – Dionne Warwick – Walk On By – 1964

After stumbling across this bizarre video that looks like an episode of The Avengers, I am reminded that the sixties in Paris in black and white might have been a rather splendid place to be. Add Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach and Hal David and you have Walk On By, a classic single of the era that reached […]

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23/6/20 – MARTY’S DAILY ALBUM PICKS

Music today comes from the perfect Soul pipes of Aretha Franklin. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Loved You (1967) featured the Otis Redding penned Respect as the opening track which became her signature song and helped catapult the album to the No.2 spot in the US charts. The album also has two […]

Lou Johnson - At the piano B:W Pic

13/11/15 – Lou Johnson – With You In Mind – (Transition/Transient) – 1971/ There’s Always Something There To Remind Me/ Kentucky Bluebird – Dick Clark’s TV Show – 1964

In the interview with Larry Appelbaum that I posted yesterday in the Allen Toussaint thread, the interviewer asked about Toussaint’s greatest successes as a songwriter, excluding financial concerns. Transient by Lou Johnson was his Response. Whether the details of the title slipped his mind (or I have the wrong track) – it seems the actual title of […]

Aretha Franklin 1970

10/6/15 – Aretha Franklin – I Say A Little Prayer – 1970

There seems to be two types of people in this world…Ha Ha!! That’s the funniest thing I ever wrote! But, to follow up on this thought, there’s those that like skill, technique, faultless natural ability, professionalism, virtuosity, tradition and there’s those that like, unpredictability, experimentation, imagination, originality, passion and to make the thought sound even more […]

The Shirelles

13/1/15 – The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow – 1960

The Shirelles were the first all girl group to reach No.1 in the US charts in 1960 with this Goffin/King classic, Will You Love Me Tomorrow. They formed in New Jersey in 1957 with schoolmates Shirley Owens, Doris Coley, Micki Harris and Beverly Lee and throughout their career, contrasted schoolgirl innocence and their roles as trailblazing African-American women, they […]