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just five songs vol. 5

2 Dec

just five songs. satisfaction guaranteed.

Download: A Love From Outer Space – A.R. Kane

Download: Spill The Wine – The Isley Brothers

Download: Got A Thing For You Baby – Mr. Percolator

Download: In A Station – Karen Dalton

Download: Emerald Eyes – Fleetwood Mac

just five songs vol. 4

21 Oct

Because I’m from Philly and so are these guys and we both love Steve Winwood:

Because everyone needs music in their day:
Download: Add Some Music To Your Day – The Beach Boys

Because Sink Tapes is a really cool new band from Jersey you need to discover:
Download: The Soul Is In Te Kitchen – Sink Tapes

Because Lee Moses’ Time and Place is a classic soul album that you need a taste of:
Download: Time And Place – Lee Moses

Because Grand Funk Railroad are always rad even when covering Rolling Stones’ songs:
Download: Gimme Shelter – Grand Funk Railroad

just five songs vol. 3

22 Sep

you know the drill. five songs. that’s why it’s called just five songs.

Because soul music is always right on time any time, morning noon night and the afterparty.
Download: Woman’s Gotta Have It – Bobby Womack

Because if Austin’s artsy 80’s/90’s indie rockers Glass Eye were to release an album today they’d kick everyone’s indie rock asses.
Download: People In The House – Glass Eye

Because this song is impossibly funky and nerdy at the same time.
Download: There’s That Grin – Deerhoof

Because The Vaccines do a pretty decent job covering Nick Lowe’s “The Beast In Me” I have a new found appreciation for them.
Download: The Beast In Me – The Vaccines

Because soul music has deep future, you should check out Steven A Clark
Download: Don’t Have You – Steven A Clark
Download Clark’s record for free here

just five songs vol. 2

26 Aug

Today’s edition of just five songs starts with this funky rare 60’s Philly soul jawn from The Fabulous Soul Eruption.
Download Funky Strutt – The Fabulous Soul Eruption

Memories of listening to a jukebox in 1968. Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart wrote some songs for The Monkees. Their songs sit right up there with the Left Bank’s
Download: I Wonder What She’s Doing Tonight – Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart

The Clash: Sandinista! – still one of the best worldmusicpunkrockhiphoprock records ever.
Download: Let’s Go Crazy – The Clash

When Jesus & Mary Chain just aren’t enough:
Download: Heaven – Mrs. Magician

Matthew Dear makes a fine new album
Download: Headcage – Matthew Dear

Don’t miss the first edition of just five songs here

just five songs

14 Aug

you know how this works: right click/save as to download em.

two early hits for this near early sixties la-based soul group included this classic, “i wonder”:
I Wonder – The Pentagons

dub bass and poetry:
Forces of Victory – Linton Kwesi Johnson

still relevant and probably more important than ever before:
His Indie World – Mary Lou Lord

smooth as silk:
I Got A Love – Pete Rock and CL Smooth

jim james loves his r&B covers
Celebrate – My Morning Jacket (Kool & The Gang)