Sunday, February 26, 2012

My Love For You.

Soulful Sunday: Tonight's song is 'My Love For You' by Ramsey Lewis. 
Some of you might recognize parts of this song since Beck used them for 'Debra'

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Dinner With The Boss.

Soulful Sunday: Tonight's song is 'Woman of the Night' by The Bar-Kays.

Sunday, February 12, 2012


Soulful Sunday: Tonight's song is 'She Tried to Kiss Me' by Frankie Beverly & The Butlers.

And as a bonus for tonight, Frankie Beverly & The Butlers would eventually be known as Maze and would make this block party staple:

Candy Land.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend.

If anyone is interested in reading an interview I did with the Ten Paces & Draw blog you can do so right here:

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Game Day.

Soulful Sunday:
90's Football Rap Sunday: There aren't many (any?) old soul songs about football. So, I decided to pull a track from the long lost amazing NFL Jams CD on which pro football players tried to hold their own rapping alongside well known MC's (there is also a version with basketball players.) One of the better/best tracks to come off of these albums is 'Game Day' by Phife Dawg (from A Tribe Called Quest) and, appropriately enough, former New York Giants running back Rodney Hampton. What makes the track stand out though is the fact that the late great Jay Dee aka J Dilla produced it and gave them a good laid back track to rhyme over. Don't feel bad if you want to tune out Rodney Hampton's rapping. Here is 'Game Day':