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3 juin 2014 2 03 /06 /juin /2014 15:26


Due to technical reasons, there's no sound clip available for this tribute to the greatest soul songwriter ever. Instead, listen to the soundcloud mix below and be sure to check Kent's beautiful compilation "Impressed : 24 Groups Inspired By The Impressions".


The Impressions – I can’t stay away from you

The Climates – Breaking up again

The Mad Lads – Come closer to me

The Isley Brothers – Who’s that lady

The Invincibles – Heart full of love

The Dontells – I’m gonna tell the world

The Astors – Candy

The Steelers – Get it from the bottom

Willie Cooper & The Webs – You don’t love nobody

The Players – He’ll be back

The Soulville All-Stars – Won’t you please be my girl

Van Dykes – No man is an island

Richard Caiton – Forgive me baby

The Saints – I’ve been taken for a ride

The Perfections – Which one am I

Detroit Emeralds – Long live the king

Freddie North – Gotta get your mommy

Righteous Brothers – A man without a dream 

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22 mai 2014 4 22 /05 /mai /2014 16:58


“Mother earth is being killed and you’re the next in line”


The Beach Boys – Don’t go near the water

The Fourmyula – Nature

The Hello People – Let’s go hide in the forest

Truck – Earth song

Marshall & Newell – Twenty nine

The Byrds – Hungry planet

The Rascals – Mother nature land

Marvin, Welch & Farrar – Come back to nature

Bonniwell Music Machine – Mother nature father earth

The Raves – Mother nature

Earth Island – This island earth

Spirit – Nature’s way

David Axelrod – The sign part. 1

Manfred Mann – Machines

Dougle Randle – Isn’t it a pity

Tommy James & The Shondells – Crystal blue persuasion



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15 mai 2014 4 15 /05 /mai /2014 17:42


Tribute to three great italian american songwriters, the late Teddy Randazzo and the solid pair Peter Andres and Vincent Poncia.


Porgy & The Monarchs – If it’s for real

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – I’m on the outside (looking in)

Bergen White – Hurt so bad

Little Anthony & The Imperials – Get out of my life

Billy Fury – I’m lost without you

The Zombies – Goin’ out of my head

The Royalettes – It’s gonna take a miracle

Annabelle Fox – Getting through to me

Darrell Banks – You better go


The Videls – She’s not coming home

The Tradewinds – To be with you

The Critters – Marryin’ kind of love

Peter Anders – Sunrise highway

Goodtimes – Hard life

The Innocence – I don’t wanna be around you

The Ambassadors – You gave me somebody to love

Deon Jackson – Hard to get a thing called love

Garnet Mimms – One woman man

The Ronettes – Do I love you



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9 mai 2014 5 09 /05 /mai /2014 17:27


Tribute to the stellar Nick Lowe and his fresh friends.


Brinsley Schwarz – Surrender to the rhythm

Brinsley Schwarz – Mayfly

Brinsley Schwarz – Funk angel

Brinsley Schwarz – Unknown number

Brinsley Schwarz – (It’s gonna be a) bring down

Brinsley Schwarz – Brand new you, brand new me

Brinsley Schwarz – What’s so funny ‘bout peace love and understanding

Brinsley Schwarz – I like you I don’t love you

Nick Lowe – Born a woman

Dave Edmunds – Ju ju man

Nick Lowe – Heart of the city

Dave Edmunds – Deborah

Nick Lowe – I love the sound of breaking glass

Nick Lowe – Cruel to be kind

Rockpile – When I write the book

Brinsley Schwarz – Rocking chair



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24 avril 2014 4 24 /04 /avril /2014 17:02


Tribute to the great producer, with a special guest, the shimmering Jean-Pierre Paul Poire.


Johnny Robinson - Funky Feet

James Fry – Tumblin’ down

Don Bryant – You cause me to wonder

The Rayons – I’m giving up baby

Minnie Epperson – Grab your clothes (and get on out)

Al Gardner – Just a touch of your hand

Janet & The Jays – Without a reason

Donna Rhodes – Where’s your love been

Al Green – There is love

T99 – Sweetness ain’t sweetness no more

O.V. Wright – Nothing comes to a sleeper

Otis Clay – I die a little each day

Syl Johnson – Together, forever

Erma Coffee – Anyway the wind blows

Jean Plum – Look at the boy

Ann Peebles – Slipped, tripped and fell in love



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17 avril 2014 4 17 /04 /avril /2014 15:37


Part two of our Brill Building focus, this time highlighting later works of Goffin/King, Barry/Greenwich, Sedaka/Greenfield and Pomus/Shuman.


The Everly Brothers – You’re just what I was looking for today

Lesley Gore – Magic colors

Andy Kim – Just like your shadow

The Warner Brothers – I won’t be the same without her

Electric Prunes – I happen to love you

The Beach Boys – I can hear music

The Byrds – Goin’ back

Blood, Sweat and Tears – So much love

Dionne Warwick – Knowing when to leave

The Illusion – Did you see her eyes

The Mc Coys – Say those magic words

Neal Ford Factory – You made me a man

The Turtles – So goes love

Ellie Greenwich – The sunshine after the rain

Jackie De Shannon – Child of mine

Howard Tate - Stop



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12 avril 2014 6 12 /04 /avril /2014 15:58


An insight into the late 60’s output (with a few covers from their golden era) of perfect songwriters couple Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil.


The Tokens – It’s a happening world

The Monkees – Love is only sleeping

The Second Time – Listen to the music

The 2 Of Clubs – Let me walk with you

The Vogues – It’s getting better

Neil MacArthur – It’s not easy

The Walker Brothers – Walking in the rain

Dusty Springfield – Just a little lovin’

Twice As Much – The coldest night of the year

Aorta – Shape of things to come

Nazz – Kicks

Three Dog Night – Good time living

Barry Mann – She is today

Bergen White – Lisa was

Bill Medley – Winter won’t come this year

Mama Cass – New world coming



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21 mars 2014 5 21 /03 /mars /2014 19:06


Tribute to the magical Youngbloods and the late great Jerry Corbitt.


(All tracks by the youngbloods except where noted)


Dreamer’s dream

Tears are falling

Don’t play games

Jesse Colin Young – California child

Country home

Sugar babe

One note man

Jerry Corbitt – Kahuna song



Jerry Corbitt – Georgia



Darkness, darkness

Let’s get together



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7 mars 2014 5 07 /03 /mars /2014 18:42

Aka the beards and flutes preservation society


Miller Anderson – Bright city

David and David – In the city

Andy Roberts – Queen of the moonlight world

Trader Horne – Morning way

Gary Higgins – Thicker than a smokery

Robb Kunkel – O light

John Villemonte – People like you

RJ Fox – Rite of passage

Willow – Loaves and fishes

Saint Jacques – The young girl (Kathy’s song)

Karen Dalton – Something on your mind

Rex Foster – In the spring

Tia Blake – Single girl

David Ackles – Love’s enough



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27 février 2014 4 27 /02 /février /2014 09:20

Some more 70’s sounds, this time focusing on the pre-british invasion era, or how Phil Spector and the Brill Building songwriters left their mark on the Dwight Twilley generation.


The Beach Boys – Add some music to your day

The Paley Brothers – Rendezvous

Snatch – For always and ever

The Raspberries – I wanna be with you

Beano – Candy baby

Blue Ash – Plain to see

April Wine – Tonite is a wonderful time to fall in love

Stars In The Sky – Love (what a feeling)

Dwight Twilley Band – Baby let’s cruise

Nick Lowe – Marie Provost

Brinsley Schwarz – Why, why, why, why, why

Dave Edmunds – Little darlin’

Shakane – Jenny

Randy Winburn – Sunshine USA

Bay City Rollers – There goes my baby

Warwick – Let’s get the party going


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