Eugene McDaniels – Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse (1971)

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“No amount of dancin’ Is going to make us free.” The Left Reverend Eugene McDaniels     Recorded at Regent Sound Studios and Atlantic Studios, New York City 1971 Atlantic SD 8281 (Original release) This reissue 200_ by Scorpio/Rhino records Acoustic Bass – Miroslav Vitous Drums – Alphonse Mouzon Electric Bass – Gary King Featuring – Welfare City Choir Guitar – Richie Resnikoff Piano, Music Director – Harry Whitaker Vocals – Eugene McDaniels, Carla Cargill Producer – Joel Dorn Recording and … Continue reading

Flabbergasted Freeform No.18 – 2016’s Eternal Aftershow Pt.2

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Here is an aural tradition that I only occasionally follow – a mix of some of the many remarkable musicians, singers, composers, and arrangers who left this planet during the last year (now itself good and dead, 2016).  For the dozen or so people still listening to these podcasts,  I had at one time intended and promised to post this in the last weeks of the year.  A lot of factors made that into much less of a priority when … Continue reading

The Brothers Johnson – Right On Time (1977)

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The Brothers Johnson Right On Time 1977 A&M Records SP-4644 Runnin’ For Your Lovin’     5:05 Free Yourself, Be Yourself     4:26 “Q”     3:25 Right On Time     3:50 Strawberry Letter 23     4:58 Brother Man     3:10 Never Leave You Lonely     3:02 Love Is     4:20 A1     Runnin’ For Your Lovin’  5:05 (George Johnson, Louis Johnson) Backing Vocals – Alex Weir, George Johnson, Mortonette Jenkins Drums – Harvey Mason Horns – Tower Of Power Horn Section … Continue reading

Shirley Collins – The Sweet Primeroses (1967)

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Shirley Collins The Sweet Primerosos 1967  Topic Records  12T170 Made in the UK All Things Are Quite Silent Cambridgeshire May Carol Spencer The Rover The Rigs Of The Time Polly Vaughan* The Cruel Mother The Bird In The Bush The Streets Of Derry Brigg Fair Higher Germanie George Collins The Babes In The Wood Down In Yon Forest The Magpie’s Nest False True Love The Sweet Primeroses