Mayer Hawthorne, vocals. Christian Wunderlich, guitar. James Manning, bass. Kevin Randolph, piano, & others.
Label: Republic. Format: CD.
UPC: 602537447954. Daedalus Item Code: 38940
On his third album, alternative R&B/retro soul singer Mayer Hawthorne goes to the well of hip-hop, reggae ("Allie Jones"), and vintage pop ("Her Favorite Song") for a set of 14 breezy, groove-laden ... (Read More)
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Dr. John, Bruce Springsteen, Jason Isbell, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Warren Haynes, Mavis Staples & others.
Label: Concord. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 888072009820. Daedalus Item Code: 69601
At this 2014 concert at New Orleans's Saenger Theatre, an eclectic group of performers gathered to show their appreciation for Dr. John, a one-man zydeco institution. On this two-disc, 22-song set, ... (Read More)
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For more than two decades, Nas has been one of the most consistently successful hip-hop artists, and these five discs demonstrate why. Here are a pair of number one albums, It Was Written ... (Read More)
Otis Redding, vocals. James Young, guitar. Robert Pittman, saxophone. John Farris, trumpet. Elbert Woodson, drums, & others.
Label: Volt Records. Format: 6 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 888072396463. Daedalus Item Code: 69652
In 1966, Otis Redding played seven sets in three days at Los Angeles's Whisky a Go Go, finally achieving a measure of crossover success; only a fraction of these performances have ever been released, ... (Read More)
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Hailing from the Pointer Sisters' 1970s recordings on the Blue Thumb record label, these 14 selections showcase the remarkable talents and breadth of the ladies from Oakland. The sisters go ... (Read More)
The Goodies, the Jelly Beans, Bessie Banks, Evie Sands, the Butterflys, the Bouquets & others.
Label: Real Gone Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 848064004271. Daedalus Item Code: 69151
Founded in 1964 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the Red Bird label was to girl groups of the 1960s as Elektra was to folksingers. Highlights of the 20 tracks include the Dixie Cups' "No True Love," ... (Read More)
Formed in 1970 by two gospel-singing preachers (and brothers) from Dallas, the Relatives bridge the gap between traditional gospel, soul, and psychedelia with gritty, riveting songs that confront ... (Read More)
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Etta Jones, Little Richard, Big Joe Turner, Lee Dorsey, the O'Jays, Brook Benton, Johnny Griffith & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174861529. Daedalus Item Code: 67246
From the Delta sound of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup ("Rock Me Mamma") to the suave blues of T-Bone Walker ("Every Day I've Got the Blues"), and from Brook Benton's orchestral balladry ("Mother Nature, ... (Read More)
(Grammy Nominee for Best R&B Album) Rhythm and blues is anything but a museum piece, as the well-deserved popularity of the late Sharon Jones and her 11-piece band of grooving gents proves. ... (Read More)
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Sheryl Crow, vocals. Chris Bruce, guitar. Jeff Babko, organ. Tommy Sims, bass. Printz Board, trumpet, & others.
Label: A&M Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 602527433943. Daedalus Item Code: 79194
Venturing far afield from her country-rock milieu, Sheryl Crow shows her affinity for soul and R&B on this 2010 disc. The nine-time Grammy winner's ballads "Stop" and "Roses and Moonlight" ... (Read More)
Founded at the height of the psychedelic 60s, Sly and the Family Stone distinguished themselves through sheer funkiness and originality, and this set collects the band's vibrant, first five studio ... (Read More)
Smokey Robinson, vocals. Marv Tarplin, guitar. Michael Jacobsen, cello. Russ Turner, keyboard, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 737463519724. Daedalus Item Code: 79212
On his third solo album, Smokey Robinson spreads his wings creatively, incorporating flute, cello, horns, and congas into his signature soul sound. This 1975 album is particularly distinguished by ... (Read More)