Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’ recorded with Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs (1966)

Otis Redding's 'The Soul Album' is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco.Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) - 03:31 . 2.It'S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) - 02:47 . 3.Cigarettes And Coffee (Jerry Butler, Eddie Thomas, Jay Walker) - 03:53…

Stax Records publish ‘Melting Pot,’ an album by Booker T. & the MGs (1971)

'Melting Pot' by Booker T. & the MGs is a studio album - the last to feature the classic lineup of Jones, Cropper, Dunn & Jackson - released in January 1971 by Stax Records.Track Listing : 1.Melting Pot (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 08:15 . 2.Back Home (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 04:40 . 3.Chicken Pox…

Neil Young takes the MGs to Germany (2002)

May 18, 2002 - Neil Young will be backed by the Mgs - that is Donald 'Duck' Dunn, Booker T. Jones, Steve 'Smokey' Potts - plus Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro, Astrid & Pegi Young at "Rock am Ring" in Nürburgring, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Crosby-Stills-Nash-Young-Déjà-Vu-RVM.jpg' alt='Déjà Vu' by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young' width='190'…

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 - Booker T & The MGs - that is Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. - opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California

Happy Birthday Booker T Jones ‘Greener than Ever’

This day (November 12, 1944), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Booker T.Jones, singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and frontman of the band Booker T. and the MGs,Digest Tracklist : Hey Ya (2019) . Try A Little Tenderness (2017) . Take Me to the River (2013) . w/ The Mg'S - Booker-Loo (1968) . Everything Is Everything . w/ The Mg'S - Green Onions . Npr Music Tiny Desk Concert . w/ The Mg'S -…

This week In Soul Artists 33/52

Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo Parker

Happy Birthday John Fogerty

May 28, 1945 - John Fogerty, American musician, singer and frontman of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 76. Happy Birthday SirCreedence Clearwater Revival 's 'Pendulum is their sixth studio album fully writtenand produced by John Fogerty and released on December 7, 1970 by Fantasy Records >> Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Green River' feat. 'Bad Moon Rising' is their third studio album…

Happy Birthday Pete Townshend

May 19, 1945 - Pete Townshend, English singer, songwriter and guitarist, founder and member of The Who is 76. Happy Birthday SirThe Who 's 'A Quick One' is their second studio album (also titled 'Happy Jack') produced by Kit Lambert and released on December 9, 1966 by Reaction/Polydor /Decca. >> The Who's 'Who's Next' feat. 'Won't Get Fooled Again' is their fifth studio album by released…

We Remember Donald Duck Dunn. ‘Just Our Duck’

This day (May 13, 2012), in Tokyo, Japan, died Donald Duck Dunn, an American bass guitarist and session musician.Digest Tracklist : Blues Brothers Band - Hold On I'M Coming . w/ Steve Cropper - Green Onions (2011) . Booker T & The Mg'S - Green Onions (2003) . Neil Young – The Dock Of The Bay (1993) . Blues Brothers Band - Last Night (1988) . Eric Clapton - She'S Waiting (1985) . Gerry…

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd BarrettTracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . Young Lust (w/ Pink Floyd, The Wall Live, 1980) . Until We Sleep (The Tube,1984) .…

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey. ‘Look Who’s Singing!’

This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The WhoTracklist : My Generation (w/ The Who, 1965) . Pictures of Lily (w/ The Who, 1966) . Substitute (w/ The Who, Monterey, 1967) . I Can See For Miles (w/ The Who, 1968) . Pinball Wizard (w/ The Who, 1969) . Young Man Blues (w/ The…

As we wish, today, Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the day is perfect for a ‘Pink Floyd at their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English drummer Nicholas Berkeley Mason simply known as Nick Mason a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Pink Floyd CREDITSPhoto : Mark CullenAudio : Wish You Were Here . Money . Comfortably Numb . Time . The Great Gig in the Sky . Us and Them . Hey You . On the Run . Brain Damage . Eclipse . Video : Another Brick In The Wall . Wish You Were…

We remember Wilson Pickett. ‘We Need The Wicked Pickett’

This day (January 19, 2006), in Reston, Virginia, died Wilson Pickett, an American R&B/Soul singer.Tracklist : Everybody Needs Somebody (1968) . w/ James Brown - Together . Mustang Sally . Wilson Pickett And Bee Gees - Hey Jude . The Midnight Hour (1999) . Land Of 1000 Dances (1966) . Funky Broadway . I'M In Love . Tracklist : Land of 1000 Dances . In the Midnight Hour . Mustang Sally . Hey…

This week In Soul 01/52

Gladys Knight . The Pips, Aretha Franklin . Lou Rawls, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Booker T. . The MG'S, Edwin Starr, James Brown, The Drifters, Sister Sledge, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson . The Miracles, George Benson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 185 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Gladys Knight . The…

We remember Joe Cocker. ‘The Soul Shouter’

This day (December 22, 2014), in Crawford, Colorado, United States, died John Robert Joe Cocker an English rock and blues singer.Tracklist : You Are So Beautiful -(2013) . I Put A Spell On You (2007) . Many rivers to cross . w/ Eros Ramazzotti - That's All I Need To Know (1998) . Feelin' Alright (1992) . You Can Leave Your Hat On (1986) . Jennifer Warnes - Up where we belong (1983) . Hitchcock…

We remember Ike Turner. ‘Ike A Rocking Stone’

This day (December 12, 2007), in San Marcos, California, died Ike Turner, an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.Tracklist : Rolling on The River . w/ Lyrica Garrett - Nutbush City Limits (2006) . w/ the Kings of Rhythm – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (2002) . w/ Tina Turner - I've been loving you too long (1969) . w/ Tina Turner - Medley (1965) . w/ his…

Happy Birthday Tina Turner. ‘Head Turner’

This day (November 26, 1939), in Nutbush, Tennessee, is born Anna Mae Bullock a.k.a Tina Turner, an American singer.Digest Tracklist : The Best (2009) . Let's Stay Together (1999) . Golden Eye (1996) . w/ Rod Stewart - Get Back & Hot Legs (1981) . w/ Ike Turner - Baby Get It On (1975) . w/ Ike Turner - Proud Mary (1973) . w/ Ike Turner - I Wanna Take you Higher, Come Together and Proud Mary…

Happy Birthday Neil Young. ‘Young Forever’

This day (November 12, 1945), in Toronto, Canada, is born Neil Percival Young simply known as Neil Young , Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, activist, member of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young before embarking in a long solo carreerDigest Tracklist : For What It’s Worth / Mr Soul (w/Buffalo Springfield) . Down By The River (w/ Crosby, Stills & Nash, 1970) . Old…

We remember Eddie Harris. ‘Incomparable’

This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player.Digest Tracklist : w/ Les Mccann - Compared To What . That Is Why You'Re Over Weight . w/ John Scofield - She'S So Lucky (1994) . w/ Les Mccann & Eddie Harris Live In Ghana (1971) . Listen Here (1969) . w/ Les Mccann - Compared To What (1969) . Eddie Harris Top 10 : Listen Here . It's All…

Happy Birthday Les McCann. ‘Yes! McCann’

This day (September 23, 1935), in Lexington, Kentucky, is born Les McCann, an American soul jazz piano player and vocalist .Digest Tracklist : Morning Song (1989) . The Theme . Billy Taylor Meets Mccann . w/ His Magic Band – Just Like Magic (1983) . w/ Eddie Harris – Live In Ghana (1971) . w/ Eddie Harris – Compared To What (1969) . Tracklist : Burnin’ Coal . Boo-Go-Loo . Watermelon Man . Sunny…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

Let’s Go Green

From 'On Green Dolphin Street' to 'Blue in green', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Green'. It has Tom Jones, Bryon Lee And The Dragonaires, Jazz Jamaica, Sonny Rollins and many more.