Another gospel LP I found this weekend was by Tommy Ellison and the Five Singing Stars of Brooklyn, N.Y. titled Come Home, released on HSE Records in 1974. I couldn’t find this album on any streaming services but I did find their great song, The Crossroads, posted above. Tommy passed away in 2009 but his … Continue reading The Crossroads
Man, this song sounds familiar. That was my first thought after listening to this LP by the Williams Brothers that I found last weekend while record shopping. Wait. I remember now. But wait another minute, where else have I heard that song? Of course… So, here seems to the be timeline that I can piece … Continue reading He Didn’t Have To Do It – Sam & Dave?
I’m still on my gospel soul kick. After finding five great gospel LPs at the record store on Saturday, I made an extra trip to a thrift store near me in search of more. This weekend, at a local thrift store, I found a wabi-sabi copy of the Brooklyn Allstars’ LP, Jesus Loves Me. The … Continue reading Time Waits On No One
At the record show this weekend I bought two crates full of 45s from a friend who just wanted to unload them. I paid $20 for over 400 singles and two crates. I figured even if the 45s were junk, the crates were perfect for storing my LPs at home. Who knows, maybe I’ll find … Continue reading Why Can’t We Live Together
The local record store where I DJ had a sidewalk sale a few weeks ago. I had a gig there that night and after my set was over, I thumbed through the dollar bin from the sale earlier that day. The above album cover caught my eye and I recognized the artwork from the same … Continue reading Today’s Song: Move On by Osibisa