Bob Marley & the Wailers – “Is This Love” (1978)

October 15, 2008 at 11:46 am (Jamaican Music, Reggae)

Taken from the 1978 album Kaya, one of Bob’s greatest creations. This is simply one of those songs you never get tired of hearing.

NOTE: If this song says it’s no longer available, just click on it twice & it should bring up another screen that will automatically play it.

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John Coltrane – “Venus” (1967)

October 15, 2008 at 11:42 am (Jazz)

The great Trane right before his death, playing with drummer Rashied Ali. This is taken from the album Interstellar Space and reflects the more experimental “free” direction Trane took during this period. This was recorded on Feb. 22, 1967 – five months before his untimely passing from liver cancer. 

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The Bud Powell Trio – “Dry Soul” (1958)

October 15, 2008 at 11:34 am (Jazz)

Taken from the 1958 Blue Note album Time Waits: The Amazing Bud Powell – here is famed pianist Bud Powell with bassist Sam Jones and drummmer “Philly” Joe Jones.

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The Chocolate Watchband – “I’m Not Like Everybody Else” (1968)

October 15, 2008 at 2:56 am (Garage Rock)

Ray Davies-penned track, covered by The Watchband on their second album The Inner Mystique – which was a hodgepodge of songs recorded by the actual band and some that were ringers – which resulted in a very confused album, but with some quality psychedelic and garage rock tracks.  

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De La Soul – “Eye Know” (Video – 1989)

October 15, 2008 at 2:30 am (Music)

The video taken from the 3 Feet High and Rising album from 1989. Still a classic… 

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Boz Scaggs – “It’s Over” (1976)

October 15, 2008 at 2:24 am (Music)

One of Boz Scaggs’ greatest songs – from his Silk Degrees album…

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Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper – “Elvis is Everywhere” (Video – 1987)

October 15, 2008 at 2:15 am (Comedy, Elvis Presley, Music)

The one & only Mojo Nixon, with his one-time partner Skid Roper doing their unforgettable tribute to The King. Hilarious, insane, spirited and wild – this one had ’em shakin’ their pelvises back in ’87.

Note: video quality is not the greatest but what can ya do?

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