A Cultural History Of Groove
from 1955 into the '80s
Saturday, January 29, 2011
History in the Making
This blog has seen the light of the day only very recently ... and yet cannot go on as planned. At least for the moment being.
The people of Egypt are about to write history in the manner the Tunisians already did. Nothing will ever be the same.
Today's post is dedicated to the courageous protesters in the streets of Cairo and Alexandria. Let's hear J.J. Jackson and his wonderful British band. Fittingly, they recorded an instrumental version of the Sam Cooke classic »A Change Is Gonna Come«. It comes from the Congress LP The Greatest Little Soul Band In The Land (1968):
I am interested in the music, not in the relative rarity of discs. I also listen with great pleasure to Aretha Franklin, because she has the voice of the century. Music is no Faith and therefore has no heretics.
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