A Virtual Throwback To The Jams You Love

That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’


Album-Communication    Label-United Artist 1972

Right from the start of the song any listener has to stop and at least half pay attention as the guitar starts whining that soulful riff.  Then, you Continue reading “That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’”

cameo-group pic

When Cameo released their album We all know who we are in 1978, the world got a chance to hear one of the only ballads to feature the late Wayne Cooper.  Cooper passed away at age 29 and there are reports Continue reading “Why Have I Lost You: Cameo does it right the first time…and the second time.”

Love Rollercoaster…Ride On It!

OhioPlayers_HoneyMercury Records-Released 1975

When these cats released their 7th LP Honey in 1975, they got that sweet stuff combination down. This record hit Billboard’s top 100 in pop and R&B at it’s peak with a little assistance.   Aside from the provocative album cover Continue reading “Love Rollercoaster…Ride On It!”


shake_GAPband_album_labelWe’re getting this started while we are on that GAP Band kick because we’re going to be on it for a minute.  Let’s take it back to their big break through record hitting the R&B charts in 1979 off their self titled album, check out Shake.  

When you need your daily Funk dose of heavy horn sections, perfectly timed Continue reading “SHAKE: THE GAP BAND”

We Want The Funk


It was 1976 when yours truly right along with Parliaments’, “Give up the funk (tear the roof off the sucka)” came into this world blasting.  If we have to start somewhere when talking about Funk music this is about as ideal as we can get.  Registering as the Continue reading “We Want The Funk”

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