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… and the band played on (Remembering one of the greatest psychedelic-soul songs of all time)

As I post this on the third of September, I realize how much I miss hearing the ads and trailers for the latest Spike Lee Joint (BlacKkKlansman) because they featured one of my all-time favorite psychedelic-soul songs — from the … Continue reading

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It was the third of September, a day I’ll always remember … (The Temptations and The Funk Brothers hit #1)

On Dec. 2, 1972, The Temptations’ single “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100—the group’s fourth time at the top spot. The single was almost seven minutes in length, edited down from its original 12-minute … Continue reading

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