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The Roots

Singing Talking Heads

To celebrate “Talking Heads honcho” David Byrne, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW -, we have selected twelve artists or bands who have covered Talking Heads’ most famous songs. They are Cage The Elephant, Bonnie Raitt, The Lumineers, Widespread Panic, The Motet , Antibalas, The Roots, David Byrne and St Vincent, Angelique Kidjo, […]

The Roots release ‘Things Fall Apart’ with Erykah Badu & Common…

The Roots’ ‘Things Fall Apart’ is their fourth studio album released on February 23, 1999 by MCA Track Listing : 1.Act Won (Things Fall Apart) (Ahmir Thompson, Spike Lee) – 00:54 . 2.Table Of Contents (Parts 1 & 2) (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Rahzel M. Brown, Karl Jenkins, Kyle Jones, Leonard Hubbard, Smart […]

Erykah Badu releases her debut album : ‘Baduizm’ featuring ‘On…

Erykah Badu’s ‘Baduizm’ feat. ‘Appletree’ is her debut album released on February 11, 1997 by Kedar Records. Track Listing : 1.Rimshot (Intro) (Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah) – 01:56 . 2.On & On (Erykah Badu, Jaborn Jamal) – 03:45 . 3.Appletree (Erykah Badu, Robert Bradford) – 04:25 . 4.Otherside Of The Game (Erykah Badu, The Roots, […]

The Roots release their second album : ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’…

The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ is their second studio album released on January 17, 1995 on DGC Records two years after their debut album, ‘Organix’ Track Listing : 1.Intro/There’S Something Goin’ On (The Roots) – 01:18 . 2.Proceed (Questlove) – 04:35 . 3.Distortion To Static (Questlove) – 04:18 . 4.Mellow My Man (Questlove) – […]

The Roots release their fifth album ‘Phrenology’ recorded with Cody…

The Roots’ ‘Phrenology’ is their fifth studio album featuring Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott and released on November 26, 2002 by Mca, Geffen. Track Listing : 1.Phrentrow (Ahmir Thompson, Ursula Rucker, Omar Edwards) – 00:18 . 2.Rock You (Tariq Trotter, George Spivey) – 03:12 . 3.!!!!!!! (Ahmir Thompson, Benjamin Kenney, Leonard […]

Kedar publish Erykah Badu’s ‘Live’ album (1997)

Erykah Badu’s ‘Live’ is a live concert album released on November 18, 1997 by Kedar. Track Listing : 1.Rimshot (Intro) (Erykah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah) – 03:48 . 2.Other Side Of The Game (Erykah Badu, Bro.Questlove, Richard Nichols, James Poyser, The Roots) – 08:21 . 3.On & On (Erykah Badu, Jaborn Jamal) – 05:25 . 4.Reprise […]

The Roots serenade Florida (2013)

November 16, 2013 – The Roots – that is Black Thought (MC), Questlove (d), Frank Knuckles (perc), Captain Kirk Douglas (g, voc), Damon “Tuba Gooding Jr.” Bryson (sousaphone), Mark Kelley (b), Kamal (kb) & Ray Angry (kb) – will be on the Big IV Stage at “Bear Creek Music Festival” held at Spirit of the […]

John Legend and The Roots release a collaborative album : ‘Wake Up!’…

‘Wake Up!’ by John Legend & The Roots is a collaborative studio album released on September 21, 2010 by GOOD, Columbia. Track listing : 1.Hard Times (Curtis Mayfield) 05:16 . 2.Compared to What (Eugene McDaniels) – 06:26 . 3.Wake Up Everybody (Victor Carstarphen, Gene McFadden, John Whitehead) – 04:26 . 4.Our Generation (The Hope of […]

Blue Note publish ‘Wise Up Ghost and Other Songs’ by Elvis Costello…

‘Wise Up Ghost and Other Songs’ by Elvis Costello & The Roots is a collaborative studio album released on September 17, 2013 by Blue Note. Track listing : . 1.Walk Us Uptown (Elvis Costello, Ahmir Thompson) – 03:22 . 2.Sugar Won’t Work (Elvis Costello, Ahmir Thompson) – 03:31 . 3.Refuse to Be Saved (Elvis Costello, […]