• October 31, 2014

    Let The Good Times Roll (With Bono, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones)

    Album3: Quincy Jones, Q’s Jook Joint, Quest/Warner/WEA 9362-45875-2, November 1995. Q’s Jook Joint was Quincy Jones’ fourth concept album in a quartet (with Body Heat, The Dude and Back On The Block).The concept is based on the juke joints that served as makeshift nightclubs in the South. Quincy establishes his own juke joint in track 1, with Ray’s Let The Good Times […]

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  • October 15, 2014

    Stuff Like That (With Ashford & Simpson, Chaka Khan, Brandy, Charlie Wilson)

    Album3: Quincy Jones, Q’s Jook Joint, Warner/WEA B000002MXI, November 1995. The line-up of vocalists included Ashford & Simpson, Chaka Khan, Brandy, Charlie Wilson, and Ray Charles. Greg Phillinganes played keyboards. Follow the album link above for personnel details. Quincy’s original (1978) version, in 6+ unforgettable Soul Train minutes:

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  • September 2, 2013

    Ray Charles 6 Times Live At Tramps, NYC (1995)

    Ray Charles at Tramps. David Hoffman in the background. Photo by Rahav Segev. In 1995, from September 7 to 9, Ray Charles and his band were booked for Tramps’ 20th Anniversary Celebration in New York. I posted before about one – bootlegged – concert in these series (identical to show #5, below). But recently Wolfgang’s […]

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