Sunday, December 26, 2010

Where do states go when they die?

Hope everyone had a nice Christmas, if you celebrate it, or a nice holiday scrum with family and/or friends at least.

How about this weeks musical selection?  Okay.

This week we have Marlena Shaw, who manages to completely outdo The Fifth Dimension and Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, with her cover of the Ashford & Simpson penned 'California Soul.' (Side note: Supposedly Valerie Simpson sang the Tammi Terrell parts as Terrell was going through chemo at the time of recording.) This song has been sampled countless times.

Bonus Marlena Shaw jam, there are so many to choose from. But here is 'Think About Me':

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