Monthly Archives: July 2017

(July 27, 2017): The Blenders – Don’t Fuck Around With Love

From the 1973 single of the 1953 recording, Don’t Fuck Around With Love.  The story behind this risque ditty goes like this according to Marv Goldberg. In August 1953, they recorded “You’ll Never Be Mine Again / Don’t Play Around With … Continue reading

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(July 23, 2017): Sean Jones – Prof

From the 2017 album, Live From Jazz at the Bistro.  The seven tracks on this LP were recorded in early December 2015 in St. Louis at Jazz at the Bistro. Three tracks  feature a quartet Jones brought together sometime back: … Continue reading

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(July 21, 2017): The Cadillacs – Speedo

From the 1957 album, The Fabulous Cadillacs.  A doo wop classic.  The song predates the swimming suit and took its name from lead singer Earl Carroll, known as Speedo.

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(July 19, 2017): Beat Farmers – Goldmine

From the 1985 album, True West.  The debut LP from the San Diego band now know as The Farmers.  It was recorded in 1984 and produced by Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters and Steve Berlin of Los Lobos. … Continue reading

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(July 14, 2017): Bill Riley – The Chill

From the 1995 12″ single, The Chill / Future Funk. On the initial release of the vinyl, the labels were affixed to the wrong sides.  Riley was present near the beginning of drum and bass and released one single a … Continue reading

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(July 12, 2013): RJD2 – 1976

From the 2004 album, Since We Last Spoke.  This tune is likely a testament to the year Ramble Jon Krohn was born – 1976. It is also the showcase song and first single that came off the LP.

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(July 10, 2017): Mattews Southern Comfort – To Love

From the 1970 album, Later On That Same Year.  I used to think the title of this LP referred to something Iain Matthews (known earlier and later as Iain McDonald) did following his departure from Fairport Convention.  I learned, though, … Continue reading

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