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Song of the Day – 12/31/16

We’ve reached the final day of 2016. It’s not going to go down as the best year with several influential musicians and actors dying and the US deciding to elect someone who will likely ruin not only the country but the earth itself. If you need a good wrap up to 2016, check out this … Continue reading

Song of the Day – 1/12/17

This is one of my favorite covers over the last decade. “Aretha, Sing One for Me” – Cat Power – Jukebox – 2008

Song of the Day – 2/8/16

We’re 5+ weeks into 2016 and the queen of soul hasn’t been featured. My sincere apologies to you, Aretha. I still love you. “Something He Can Feel” – Aretha Franklin – Sparkle – 1976

Song of the Day – 8/27/15

I love this woman. “The House That Jack Built” – Aretha Franklin – The House That Jack Built (Single) – 1968

Song of the Day – 8/23/14

Let me issue a formal apology to the Queen of Soul. She was in town performing at the MN State Fair last night and I failed on two counts. (1) I didn’t attend the concert which I will more than likely live to regret. (2) I didn’t make her Song of the Day. In an … Continue reading

Song of the Day – 1/11/14

The greatest female singer of all time. I will guarantee she’ll make a handful more appearances during the course of 2014. “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)” – Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) (Single) – 1967

Song of the Day – 1/3/13

You would be hard-pressed to find a better female vocalist in the history of music and “Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)” is definitely in the upper echelon of her vast catalog. A cover of a Ben E. King, it’s a song that Aretha sings to pure perfection in the live clip embedded below. “Don’t Play That Song (You … Continue reading

Belgium/GermanyFebruary 17th, 2017