Label: Spin-O-Rama - S 130, S-130 • Format: Vinyl LP, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Soul-Jazz, Rhythm & Blues
Being a team leader can be stressful! You may have noticed that the blog posts have kind of just dropped off in volume suddenly. I do apologize my faithful followers! Richard got to meet Chris Farlowe. You might recognize his name from Colosseum but apparently he and Robert go way back. The roomie said it was interesting to hear some of his stories and advice from other musicians. We went back on Saturday, per our usual routine. I thought that we might have had at least one track from this legend, but unfortunately no.
This is no exception. So on the B-side, when Pearl finally comes through the speakers on the second track her lyrics seem almost like a cathartic release. Cootie Williams Orchestra Rabenballade - Voluptatis Causa - Mit Dem Fährmann. emote the feelings that come with the end of a relationship, even Wolverine Blues - Charles Mingus - Epitaph (DVD) it is kind of all over the place.
Jazz is a great source of this freedom musically. Even if Cootie Williams Orchestra sets up the background and climax with the first three tracks, Pearl Bailey sings the story home. Check out the original post HERE! I purchased this a while ago, a long while ago actually, and it somehow got lost in the shuffle. The roommate and I have listened to it a dozen or so times now but I simply forgot to catalog it. Nina Simone born Eunice Kathleen Waymon; February 21, — April 21, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music.
NIna said she later found out from an insider at Curtis that she was denied entry because she was black. To fund her continuing musical education and become a classical pianist, she began playing in a small club in Angel In The Morning - Various - The Most Beautiful Love Songs Volume 1 where she was also required to sing.
Her musical style arose from a fusion of gospel and pop songs with classical music, in particular with influences from her first inspiration, Johann Sebastian Bach, and accompanied with her expressive jazz-like singing in her characteristic contralto voice.
She injected as much of her classical background into her music as possible to give it more depth and quality, as she felt that pop music was inferior to classical. In the early s, Labrathisattva - The View From Down Here became involved in the civil rights movement and the direction of her life shifted once again.
She received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in and was a fifteen-time Grammy Award nominee over the course of her career. The entire track is an obvious observation and comment on the drug culture that poverty is stigmatized by. Those are two amazing songs by two amazing artists. How many more unarmed men will need die at the hands of police?
Trained better? How have we come so far to slip right back? Why are we so quick to jump to prejudice thinking? I wrote about it before and how I can see it from many sides, but at this point, there are minor offenses being committed that should, by law, result in a slap on the wrist when compared to being murdered. Choked to death or shot.
How insanely barbaric. The protestors have gotten a lot of flack. I know some of the protestors. Quick being so fast to judge.
You put yourself at risk and emergency vehicles can be Sanctus - Trinity Church Wall Street - Choral Music By 20th Century American Composers, Volume 1 (Mu but throughout history, these types of protests have happened to make the needed changes.
Perhaps we just need more music to help the voices be heard. They were a way of life during the Movement. The songs contained many meanings for all participants. Songs could embody sadness, happiness, joy, or determination among many other feelings. They served as mechanism for unity among the black community during the movement.
The songs also served as a means Hot House - Nina Simone With George Wallington - Starring Nina Simone With George Wallington communication among the participants when words just were not enough. Music of the civil rights era was crucial to the productivity of the movement.
It communicated unspeakable feelings and the desire for radical change across the nation. Music strengthened the movement. Music was highly successful in that the songs were direct and repetitive, getting the message across clearly and efficiently.
Melodies were simple with repeating choruses, which allowed easy involvement within both black and white communities furthering the spread of the songs message. There was often more singing than talking during protests and demonstrations, showing how powerful the songs really were. Nurturing those who came to participate in the movements was vital, which would be done in the form of song. Participants felt a connectedness with one another and their movement through the songs.
Freedom songs were often used politically to grab the attention of the nation to address the severity of segregation. Songs were often derived from the Christian background. Hymns were slightly altered to incorporate wording reflective upon the protests, and current situations as they were brought out of the churches and into the streets.
Although most freedom songs derived from hymns, it was important to include songs from other genres. To accommodate those who were not as religious, rock and roll songs could be altered to become freedom songs, which allowed for a broader amount of activists to partake in the singing. Nina Simone and other professional artists are also known for The Passion (Grindr Mix) - The Subdermic - Scaring Horses (The Bass Agenda T-Series P.1) (File) or singing such songs.
Hot House - Nina Simone With George Wallington - Starring Nina Simone With George Wallington or so songs were commonly sung on Civil Rights Movement protests during the s.
Some of the best-known or most influential are:. Santa Esmeralda is a U. A sudden success in Europe, the record was picked up for worldwide distribution by Casablanca Records. Originally written in for Nina Simone, her version had failed to chart, and the song was picked up by rock group The Animals the following year. Happy Halloween everyone! Before we get into some of the best Halloween, spooktacular songs, I do want to kind of wrap up October.
I need to move south, to an island, in the tropics with drinks in coconuts now. Well, I guess I did do one pretty damn spectacular thing this month. You can check out the original post HERE. It makes me happy to see him come around. Mostly reggae, but a few international records for you guys outside the US. I check my stats, I see you visiting! It takes little pieces of album covers and you need to try and identify the album off just that.
What do you think is the spookiest song? Warren Zevon — Werewolves of London. Marilyn Manson — This is Halloween. There are a some interesting little nuggets of information with this album that make it slightly different than the usual album entry. I mean, the songs are but the cover is different and this was pressed on a different colored vinyl.
The second would be the samples used Hot House - Nina Simone With George Wallington - Starring Nina Simone With George Wallington make the album. We picked this up from Underground Hip Hop about a week or two ago now. They do keep the singles out back so be sure to ask about them. You can use the computers to search through the selection too. As longtime friends, they originally sought out to record a five-song EP together, but the project eventually evolved into a full length album.
Recording sessions took place at various locations and began in November Watch the Throne debuted at number one on the US Billboard chart, Dream Casually® - Θεογνωχία - Postmodem Vcopies its first week. It was also one of the top-ranked albums in year-end lists by critics and publications and earned the duo seven Grammy Award nominations.
No Church in the Wild feat. The Betty Roche song is pretty amazing, I was unfamiliar with her and it was an absolutely fantastic surprise! Search Search for:. Like this: Like Loading Previous Articles. Post to Cancel. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
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