July 31, 2007

suspicious minds

dee dee warwick

suspicious minds / i'm glad i'm a woman
1971 / rca
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dionne's sister released this cover of 'suspicious minds' while elvis presley's version was still in the charts.

July 26, 2007

cut me loose


the soulciety funk family "yellow" [compilation]
1993 / soulciety records
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lifted from the first soulciety compilation - a great, diverse series of funk, jazz and hip hop. I'll post a few more from this supreme album in future weeks. enjoy!


blue mitchell

pulp fusion: return to the tough side [compilation]
1998 / harmless
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had to keep with the trumpet theme. and well, the dorado theme. here's a long, hot serve from the incomparable blue mitchell. originally from the classic 1973 album graffiti blues.

it's a cool world

cool world ensemble

dorado: a compilation - volume 3
1994 / dorado
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a bit of a long lay off - some time between posts. got some great stuff queued up so stay tuned. to recommence the goodness, a nice jazzy trumpet track from the delightfully obscure dorado label.