Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Kay Robinson “We Need Time” (1970, King Records)

(Dedicated to the Charleston Nine, Sandra Bland, and Mary Elizabeth Guthrie) Jesus is a popular dude… and he didn’t play the drums. Growing up in the Black American church in the 1980s, I was exposed to a more modern form of Gospel music, and coming from a family of singers, …

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Merry XMas and R.I.P to James Brown

The 25th of December will forever bring bittersweet memories to lovers of soul music worldwide. James Brown passed away on christmas day in 2006 has left a huge void in the music landscape since. I will also remember it because I had tickets to go see him perform in Montreal …

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James Brown wishes you Merry Christmas

I had this little thought for James Brown today because he died on a December 25th in 2006. He was on tour and I had tickets to go see his show with my dad 4 days after. It was not to be. One more legend I never had the chance …

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