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This didn’t even chart..shame on you…all of you.

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in 00's, Featured, Jazz, Proper R 'n' B, R 'n' B 'n' Rap, Regular Sections, Soul | 0 comments

Will. I. Am. plays keys and is in the video, Natalie Cole duets and it’s by Macy Grey but the single doesn’t even chart, my flabber, has never been so ghasted.

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44 Reasons Prince Is The Alpha And The Omega

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013 in 90's, Funk, Proper R 'n' B, Rock | 0 comments

There are many more reasons to love Prince but here are 44 from...

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In your face and on the floor too….Snarky Puppy

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Curveballs, Featured, Funk, Genres, Jazz, Proper R 'n' B, Soul | 0 comments

Snarky Puppy – Solid grooves, great hooks and stunning improvisation will tingle the tits and testicles of most actual musicians, from the tight as a gnats chuff (official musical term) rhythm section laying it down like they mean it

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It’s jazz Jim, but not as we know it, treat your ears…

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in 90's, Featured, Good Rap, Jazz, R 'n' B 'n' Rap | 0 comments

It’s one of the few occasions in my life when the spotty git in the record shop (remember them?) looked at me with something approaching respect and as he took my money he said ‘nice one man’. I was only Twenty eight at the time, but that, in record shop assistant years is like eighty eight.

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James Browns Trouser Timber

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in Featured, Genres, Humour, Proper R 'n' B, Soul, Uncategorized | 0 comments

His urine, were it to be tested, had more funky-ness than is legal in several countries. His tunes forced us to throw far too many shapes to actually tune into anything other than ‘the vibe’, the groove, the James Brown, if you will, thang.

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Chaka Khan – a gem from an angel

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in 90's, Featured, Hidden Gems, Jazz, Proper R 'n' B, Snoggers and Bad Salads, Soul | 0 comments

Is there any choice but to be a fan of Chaka Khan? Almost every woman in the business who considers themselves ‘a Diva’ bows when she walks on stage to guest with them. On one such occasion Mary J Blige once shouted ‘she’s my reason, my reason’.

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