Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 28

Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies (Live at Montreux in 1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a musical visionary whose music deserves more attention than it gets. “Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies” is from his 1975 record The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color. There are two different versions of “Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies” on the album. One is very similar to this – a […]

February 27

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Red House (Live in Stockholm in 1969)

Great footage of The Jimi Hendrix Experience in Stockholm in 1967. Here we’ve got a 10 minute or so “Red House”, and you can find the rest of the concert on YouTube if you are so inclined. Enjoy!

February 26

Erykah Badu – Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop) (music video)

Today is Erykah Badu’s birthday. She turns 43. I’m celebrating by posting this great video for “Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)”. It’s a walk through the history of hip hop with Badu as the central character, following its evolution through the years. Common has a verse, DJ Screw gets a hat […]

February 21

Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart (live in 2013)

“Please Forgive My Heart” is a haunting Bobby Womack song, performed here on the The Jonathan Ross Show (a British talk show with musical guests). Musically, it’s beautiful, but lyrically it’s full of pain. If you’re familiar with some of Womack’s history, you can understand why. “Please Forgive My Heart” is from  Womack’s 2012 album The […]

February 20

Bill Withers – Use Me (Live on Soul Train in 1972)

Bill Withers is one of the many great singer/songwriters that came out of the 1970s. His first two albums – Just Me and Still Bill – are must owns. Every song is good and many are great, timeless tracks. “Use Me” is from Still Bill. It’s one of his most well known. Here’s Withers and […]

February 18

Ray Charles – What’d I Say (Live in 1963)

Ray Charles live in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1963. I’m not sure what this is from, but it’s nicely edited, and the audio and video quality are good.

February 16

De La Soul – Me, Myself and I (music video)

In honor of De La Soul making their entire catalog downloadable for free.