Category Archives: Otis Redding

Banish The Mid Week Blues Big Style

Guaranteed to beat the mid week blues. I defy anybody to stay still while listening to this. Shake was one of 10 absolutely incredible vocal performances on the 1965 Atlantic album Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul. If you don’t own … Continue reading

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il pleut

There’s no place like home, well no place like the west of Scotland on Fair Monday. From 40 degree sunshine to bucketing down with rain, magic. I will bore you with my travails on getting to the south west of … Continue reading

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Its Friday . . . Let’s Dance

Today it’s the turn of 2 big hitters in the world of soul. One each from 2 of the most influential labels of the 60’s, Stax and Motown. First up is a track from my all time favorite soul album … Continue reading

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