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Tag Archives: Soul Train
Patrice Rushen – Forget Me Nots
There's a reason this sounds familiar.
L-O-V-E (Love) – Al Green
Always liked this tune. Happy Love Day, you guys.
Aretha Franklin & Smokey Robinson – Ooo Baby Baby
This is a pretty, little stripped-down rendition of an old classic written by Smokey. Here's a neat little bit of background:
The impromptu performance occurred during a tribute to Aretha Franklin, who was promoting her new album entitled La Diva. Soul Train paid tribute to Robinson earlier on that day’s taping. So since he was still at the studio while Franklin was taping her segments, he agreed to do a duet with her of “Ooo Baby Baby,” a huge hit he had with his group The Miracles in 1965
Don Cornelius adds a good and awkward interview to the beginning of this clip as well if you want to skip head a couple minutes.
Otis Clay – Trying To Live My Life Without You
This is actually another sad passing to note. Otis Clay was a heavy on the Chicago scene and will be missed.
Sound familiar? That because Don Henley, the recently deceased Glenn Frey, and the Eagles fairly brazenly ripped it off for "The Long Run".
James Brown – Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud
Let's shift gears a little bit.
Thanks for listening this week, everyone.
Sly And The Family Stone – Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
and with that, we wrap up our pledge drive today. and let me say: wow. just wow. this place is just awesome. as spoons mentioned, the pledge drive was a rousing success. i'm not going to get too gushy here, but i am so happy and proud to be a part of this community. all y'all are amazing. this one goes out to you.
thank you all so much for your support. we now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.