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28/4/15 – Black Merda – 1970 – The Psych Funk Of Black Merda – Rarities Compilation – 2005

Black Merda were formed in Detroit in 1968 with Anthony Hawkins on guitar and vocals, V. Veasey on bass, guitar and vocals, Tyrone Hite on drums and vocals, later adding Anthony’s younger brother Charles Hawkins on guitar and vocals. Essentially they were session musicians in the R&B scene playing with Edwin Starr (He named them The Soul […]

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23/4/15 – Ellington “Fugi” Jordan – Mary Don’t You Take Me On No Bad Trip – 1968

As the Pyschedelic sixties progressed Jimi Hendrix became a sensation and had a massive influence on the black soul musicians of the day. The Temptations went from a rather lightweight vocal group to a funky, political, edgy, Psychedelic Soul band. With the help of Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong writing and producing in the late sixties […]