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Music For Monday: Muddy Waters, ‘The Blues Had A Baby’ (Live, 1977)

Here’s Muddy Waters performing “The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock And Roll” live in 1977. You can find Waters’ version of the Morganfield & Brownie McGhee tune on his 1977 L.P. Hard Again. Blues Monday? Muddy … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ (1971)

Loretta Lynn’s signature tune, “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was recorded in October of 1969 and released in May of 1970. This classic, written by Lynn about her Kentucky upbringing, rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and was … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Kris Kristofferson, ‘Lovin’ Her Was Easier’ (1972)

Let’s take this week in a relaxed fashion and start off with something mellow. Like, for instance, Kris Kristofferson performing “Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)” on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972. “Lovin’ … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Ringo Starr, ‘It Don’t Come Easy’ (1971)

Ringo Starr’s “It Don’t Come Easy” released in April of 1971 and rose to the top 5 on various music charts around the world including the US, UK and Canada. Below, you’ll find a ’71 promotional film for the single … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jack Wild, ‘Some Beautiful’ (1970)

“14 million. That’s a lot of anything, especially people…but that’s how many people tune in H.R. Pufnstuf every Saturday morning on the NBC-TV network to watch Jack Wild and his friends.” “Some Beautiful” appeared on 1970’s The Jack Wild Album. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Staple Singers, ‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ (1974)

Happy Monday, good people of the free world. Here’s The Staple Singers singing “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” on Soul Train in 1974. “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” (written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton) originally … Continue reading

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