Tag Archives: 60s R&B Music

Over The Hump Old School Sound Check-Isaac Hayes

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Happy Thursday after hump day! Here’s Isaac Hayes performing Burt Bucharach & Hal David’s “Walk On By” from his landmark “Hot Buttered Soul (1969)” at Music Scene.

Over The Hump Old School Sound Check – Otis Redding

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Happy Thursday! I have heard this song several times this week and it is stuck in my head. Enjoy!

Over The Hump Old School Sound Check – James Brown

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I got a chance to catch the James Brown Biopic, “Get On Up” last weekend, and I must say that I really enjoyed it. I never actually got the appeal of James Brown, in fact, I ran a poll with friends for years trying to understand what I was missing. I get it now, and I really appreciate his story, his determination and innovative approach to marketing himself. And the dancing, what an entertainer!! So, here’s a sample for my Thursday music break.

Over The Hump Old School Sound Check – Bobby Womack

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Robert Dwayne “Bobby” Womack (March 4, 1944 – June 27, 2014) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. An active recording artist since the early 1960s, when he started his career as the lead singer of his family musical group the Valentinos and as Sam Cooke’s backing guitarist, Womack’s career spanned more than 50 years and spanned a repertoire in the styles of R&B, soul, rock and roll, doo-wop, gospel, and country.

Womack wrote and originally recorded the Rolling Stones’ first UK No. 1 hit, “It’s All Over Now” and New Birth’s “I Can Understand It” among other songs. As a singer he is most notable for the hits “Lookin’ For a Love”, “That’s The Way I Feel About Cha”, “Woman’s Gotta Have It”, “Harry Hippie”, “Across 110th Street” and his 1980s hit “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”.

Off The Chain Performance – Christina Aguilera

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Aretha Franklin tribute by Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch, Yolonda Adams, Martina McBride Live From The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011. I love them all, but Christina kills it!!

Over The Hump Old School Check – The Delfonics

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The Delfonics are a pioneering Philadelphia soul singing group, popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Their most notable hits include “La-La (Means I Love You)”, “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)”, “Break Your Promise”, “I’m Sorry”, and “Ready or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide from Love)”. Their hit songs were all written by songwriter and producer Thom Bell and lead vocalist and founder William Hart.

Over The Hump Old School Sound Check- Kool & The Gang

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Happy Thursday! Let’s celebrate the extended weekend starting now!!

Kool & the Gang are an American jazz, R&B, soul, funk and disco group, originally formed in 1964 as the Jazziacs based in Jersey City, New Jersey.