Six Songs That Kill You
i just realized that Rabbath LP you posted a pic of has the same track listing as the Bass Ball LP I have...both on Philips...strange.
irma thomas - wish someone would care
bitty mclean - walk away from love
slim smith - keep that light
ken boothe - lonely teardrops
grambling state university's tiger band - ball of confusion
ike&tina - i've been loving you too long
edit - these are not recent finds. sorry to stray from the original task
Hallelujahs - Green Lovers
Marcos Valle - Voo Cego
Takami - track two, side one, second (?) album
Konrad Schnitzler - Gelb 7
Alou Fane & Daouda Sangare - Mougnou Koro Kadi
Hara Ghash - Life Is An Illusion
John Lucien- Search For The Inner Self
William Bell- Every Man Needs a Woman
George "Wild Child" Butler- Hippie's Playground
The Jazz Crusaders- Freedom Sounds (Live)
The Swordsmen- Hip Thang
The Rev. Maceo Woods- Helllo Sunshine
I just wanted to add props to whoever thought this thread up... It's been fun listening to all these..
1 Joe Panama - Soul Sister
Mellow latin soul, ultra-fine and super-sublime
2 Howard Tate - I Learned It All the Hard Way
This has to be one of the best deep soul tracks ever cut
3 The Sensational Cymbals - A Son's Dream
funky raw gospel, dude's vocals at the end are psychotic
4 The Wasters - Accept My Love
cheapie beat ballad of the week
5 Cheyenne's Coming - Dream Street
multi-racial ensemble funk
6 Jimmie & Vella - The Door is Open
folky psych funk
antony and the johnsons - blue angel
sweet timeless genderless ethereal devastating
The Beau Brummels - just a little
awesome oldy '65 trippy rock
the teddy bears - to know him is to love him
cold war kids - we used to vacation
i'm squeezing the final drops of juice out of this one before it gets played out
shirley butler - i really REALLY need you
leroy hutson - love the feeling
devotion - earth wind & fire
but beautiful - nina simone
i'll be a liar - betty harris
summer breeze - main ingredient
collage - james gang
run around woman - triston palmer
I've been mainly listening to entire albums lately at home, but as far as individual songs, I'm gonna go straight to my office iTunes:
Mike & the Ravens "Goodbye Mary Jane"
(frat rock raunch from the early sixties, but with a melancholy feel)
Mitty Collier "Share What You Got"
(desperate sounding southern soul; William Bell did it originally, and his version isn't bad, but Collier OWNS this number)
Billy Boy Arnold "I Ain't Got You"
(Chicago bluesman...one of the few left in town who doesn't do rotten blooze-rock, Buddy Guy-style)
George Strait "I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore"
(gimmicky title, I know, but the giggles turn to tears after you learn that George's ladyfriend is getting tired of him for no apparent reason...at least he's not the last to know)
Bobby Wisdom "Handwriting On The Wall"
(white soul singer on the Renfro label, ca. 1960's...same plotline as George Strait's song, only without the silly "cowpoke" metaphors...ol' boy tears it up, too: "I see the SIIIIIIIIIIGNS...the handwriting's on the wall!!!")
Bobby Patterson "Keeping It In The Family"
(more soul from below the Mason-Dixon)
Dave Van Ronk "Green Rocky Road"
Daves well known but some of his songs are just so intense - yet light at the same time. it literally sounds like morning in the woods or something.
Francoise Hardy "There But For Fortune"
off one of her WB albums. spooky.
Justice Department "It Could Be More Beautiful Than Life"
from a random 45 i found. i think this is a gospel group but this is one of those great soul/gospel/doesnt matter songs. the echo efx on the vocals bring this into lightly psychedelic soul land.
Sammi Smith "Lonely Street"
anyone looking for strongly produced very emotive early 70s country, dont sleep on Sammi...
Shopping Trolly "Bring Back The Mary Hopkin Days"
late 80s UK band, heavenly vocal gal. Weird... beautiful...Mesmerizing!!!
Talk Talk "After The Flood"
the closest thing to a LSD trip this side of 1975. check that beat! the sax "solo" is a mindfuck. apparently they recorded about 200 takes on 128 tracks and it took months to edit it down, dropping tracks in and out of the mix. this song defines 'epic' to me.
"I don't worry about hittin' power, cause I don't give 'em nuttin' to hit."
Sorry I'm late, but here are six songs that kill me (at the moment):
-"Let Me in Your Life"-Bill Withers (this song is so pretty and quaint).
-"The Truth Shall Make You Free"-King Hannibal.
-"Love is Life"-Earth, Wind, & Fire.
-"Peace in the Valley"-The Gospelaires from Dayton Ohio.
-"Be Grateful"-Walter Hawkins and the Love Alive Choir.
-"Give Me a Clean Heart"-The Gospel Keynotes.
Honorable Mention: "In the Upper Room"-Mahalia Jackson.
Big Stacks from Kakalak
This is a late night/insomniac/
we don't need another woebegone song
post made up entirely of "weird looking dudes with beards" b/w "(
dude, i'd fuck her
) sweating girls who sometimes wear lipstick and frilly shirts, but
deliver ruggedness, just check their pipes."
The dudes with beards? They will likely get the collective
from the soulstrut intelligentsia. "Not funky enough." Well, here's something... I'm not doing this for you, see, I'm doing this for me. So, when you're listening to these songs, please don't think of you, think
Leave me be/ I was in love once, too/ And I know what it's like/ And I don't need this/ Shit from you/ I don't/ Listen to no one/ So why should I?/ They're all LIARS!
So now you wanna talk/About what we claim to be/ I'm not thinking of you/
I'm thinking of me
/ If that bothers you/ Then leave/ Leave me be/ 'Cause it's all shit/ And you should know...
). And besides, the killing songs exemplum is not geared towards getting open on breaks or crucially classic slept-on shit, it's about what's killing you, that is, me (These songs ain't cherries. You can't pick them. They picks you. That is, me), and what's killing me (remember those
what's killing you?
threads lily used to make over there?) is some dudes with beards and warbly voices. Oh, and some sometimes lipsticked chicks.
About the chicks. Sure, they're quite possibly cute or blappable or worthy of more attention than you've given Anna Nicole Smith, but that's not the point, either. Think of them (her) like a hotrod convention at the coliseum. You and your dudes standing around looking at the engine--hoods up--on some greasemonkey shhh-rude-ness. "Check out the pipes on that one!" The pipes, man, the pipes. That's what's killing me. (And that Fender with the duct taped strap.)
There's something to be said for the time (currently 3:09 am) and the amount of bird references in this post (insert JRoot's: "If the wedding goes awry, there's always birding"), but that birdcallingcode is, as of now (currently 3:10 am), indiscernable. Suffice to say, birds mean
right now. Ask her.
Cerrone - Générique B.M. II
Cosmic disco with a Love’s Unlimited flair
American Football - Never Meant
Emo guitar drones
Clausel - Let me love you
Lade back funky modern soul. Sooo good.
Eric Tagg - No One There
Mixture of Stevie Wonder and West Coast AOR.
Hal Bradbury "You Win, I Lose"
More Yacht Rock Madness
Carl Wilson "Heaven"
More Yacht Rock Madness
Ok...Girl Why You Wanna Make Me Blue-Temptations...Skylark-Aretha..Little Boy Blue-The Impressions..I Can't Find-Smokey..I'm Still Waiting-Patti Labelle And The Blubelles..When You Walked In-The Five Royales.