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Song Of The Day: Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, “High As Apple Pie–Slice II”

The Recoup’s Song Of The Day for Friday, January 31st is “High As Apple Pie — Slice II” by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, taken from the Real Gone Music release Express Yourself.

Keely Smith: Keely Smith Sings The John Lennon–Paul McCartney Songbook (Real Gone Music)

Jazz vocalist Keely Smith took a creative risk in 1964 and released an album of Beatles covers. The creative risk produced a gorgeous album of jazz pop and gave the lads from Liverpool a new level of cultural credibility.

Song Of The Day: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, “A Nightmare On My Street”

Taken from the Real Gone Music release, He’s The DJ, I’m The Rapper.

Song Of The Day: Samson, “Earth Mother”

Taken from the Real Gone Music released, Shock Tactics.

Redd Foxx: You Gotta Wash Your Ass (Real Gone Music)

One of comedy’s greatest albums, and one of the best from “the funniest two four letter words in showbiz” gets a proper reissue.

The Ides of March: Vehicle (Real Gone Music)

The breakthrough hit of The Ides of March was the humble yet exciting beginning of the career of a musician who would later dominate the charts.

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys: Riding Your Way: The Lost Transcrpitions for Tiffany Music 1946-1947

  The postwar development and proliferation of radio stations across the United States proved to be a boon for musicians; regional acts now had the ability to break from their geographic locations and make an impact on the rest of the country. Both artists and businesses recognized the benefits of teaming up; companies realized a… Read More ›

Vanilla Fudge: The Complete ATCO Singles (Real Gone Music)

I first heard Vanilla Fudge some time in the mid 1980s, when I’d happened upon a copy of their debut album at Goodwill. I’d heard the name before, and had been told they were really trippy and psychedelic. When I put the record on the stereo, I wasn’t really prepared for what I heard. To… Read More ›