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We've stopped shouting at the telly to make these things so promise you'll try to enjoy 'em.

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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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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Bill Withers – Live BBC concert

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in 70's, Concerts, Concerts and documentaires, Soul | 0 comments

Bill sings by far the most moving and gentle version of ‘I want you in my life’ and it will send a shiver down your spine, even if you’ve heard it a hundred times. This is a theme Bill returned to often and most memorably in ‘Hello like before’ but this is more plaintive, more yearning and well, pretty.

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Bill Withers – Just Like The First Time

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Featured, Hidden Gems, Proper R 'n' B, Snoggers and Bad Salads, Soul | 0 comments

Possibly the most beautiful song never to make it onto your ‘snoggers’ mix tapes. Thank the record label for that who vindictively did not promote Bills last real album. A great tune and a tale of A and R mans shenanigans and skulduggery await you in here dear reader….

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