Mama Lion – Ain’t no Sunshine

Mama Lion was a rock/blues/soul group out of California that dropped 2 albums in the early 70’s. The album pictured above, “Preserve Wildlife“, is credited to being produced and directed by Artie Ripp who is notoriously famous for signing Billy READ MORE…

The Shirelles do Al Green

Here is another dope cover track from the Shirelles self-titled album from 1972. This time, the trio takes on Al Green and his classic cut “Let’s Stay Together“. The sound of this version is totally different from Willie Mitchell‘s trademark READ MORE…

Italian Funk

Who said Italians can’t be funky!? Before we were going to the Jersey Shore to fist pump, we were dropping some dope music in the form of soundtracks, disco, and funk. Adriano Celentano is a famous Italian singer/song writer who READ MORE…

The Shirelles do Marvin Gaye

I posted up a Shirelles cover of “Ain’t No Sunshine” last week. To my surprise, the track got 300+ plays on YouTube in 1 day. I decided to post a few more of the choice cuts from the album since READ MORE…

Bossa Rio – Eleanor Rigby

I don’t like The Beatles. I actually think they are the most over-rated band in the history of music. However, I do like 2 of their songs “Eleanor Rigby” and “Come Together“. Given their immense popularity, there are hundreds of READ MORE…

The Shirelles – Ain’t No Sunshine

The Shirelles, from Passaic, NJ (holla!), are best known for their string of hits in the early 1960’s. Songs like “Mama Said“, “Dedicated to the one I Love“, “Soldier Boy“, and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” were chart toppers pre-dating READ MORE…

Diggin’ 06/09

Came away with plenty of gems as usual. Below are some worth noting… White Heat – S/T – Insanely dope soul/funk album produced by Barry White. Nuff said… Jimmy Ponder – Illusions – Laid-back Jazz Fusion album featuring a sample READ MORE…

Peter Nero Break

Peter Nero was one of those easy listening/lounge guys who made a slew of cover albums in the 1960’s and 1970’s. He’s been sampled before but has managed to stay mostly under the radar in comparison to dudes like James READ MORE…