Little Beaver Breaks

Little Beaver is an awesome name for a soul artist. I guess “beaver” didn’t have the same meaning as it does now. Anyways, Little Beaver isn’t very well known but he was a session musician for TK records and played READ MORE…

The Glass Bottle – Sweet B-Boy Break

The Glass Bottle was a Rock/Soul group on Avco Records. The story behind this group is actually pretty hillarious. The band’s co-producer Dickie Goodman worked for a PR firm hired by glass manufacturers. At the time, soda companies were experimenting READ MORE…

Shirley Caesar – Nobody By Jesus

Nobody but Jesus can inspire a dope drum break like this. Shirely Caesar was a gospel/soul/r&b artist on United Artists records. Despite her sexual pose and big afro on the album cover, this LP is pretty much a snoozer. Most READ MORE…

Dirty, Chicago, Funk!

Sorry, no samples on this one but I had to post. There is no other way to describe this other than some raw, dirty, Chicago-based funk music. The Pharaohs – Black Enuff is from their debut album “Volume 1”. It’s READ MORE…

Rita Jean Bodine the Drum Machine

I’ll be honest, I don’t know much about Rita Jean Bodine. The album “Sitting on Top of My World” has a bluesy/soulful feel to it. One thing I will say about her is that her voice is beyond raspy. One READ MORE…

Al Jarreau – Kissing my Love

Bill Withers is an amazing artist and his short career spawned a lot of hits. Aside from being super-talented, he is also an amazing person. He actually gave up his music career (pretty much at the height of it) to READ MORE…

Duplicate Breaks

Two weeks ago I copped this LP by Limousine hoping it had some dope breaks. It did have a really dope drum break; however, it was one I already owned. No, I didn’t already own the LP and forgot, instead READ MORE…

Drum Crazy

Someting about the cover of Mike Vernon’s “Moment of Madness” told me to pick this up in one of my latest diggin’ trips. I will be honest, this is a terrible album. It’s a mix of blue-eyed soul, rock, blues, READ MORE…