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Sweet Soul 60’s

Music from my childhood, even if discovered a bit later… my sweet Soul 60s…

Ben E. King – Stand by Me (1961)
The Spotnicks – The Rocket Man (1962) [from Sweden]
Booker T. & the M.G.’s – Green Onions (1962)

In this video: Live at Stax Volt Tour, 1967 with Steve Cropper on guitar and Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass (both later known as members of the Blues Brothers) . This hit from Booker T. and the M.G.’s went to #3 on the Top 40 charts and #1 on the Rhythm & Blues charts.

King Curtis – Memphis Soul Stew (1967)
Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music (1967)
Canned Heat – On The Road Again (1968)
Giles, Giles & Fripp and connection to King Crimson- I Talk To The Wind (1968)

Giles, Giles and Fripp were an English rock group, formed in Bournemouth, Dorset in August 1967. It featured brothers Michael Giles on drums and vocals and Peter Giles on bass guitar and vocals, and Robert Fripp on guitar. The band’s music showed an eclectic mix of pop, psychedelic rock, folk, jazz, and classical influences. The group eventually evolved into pioneering progressive rock band King Crimson.

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Down On The Corner (1969)
The Meters – Cissy Strut (1969)
Sweet Soul - Questlove's Summer of Soul
You should check this Summer of Soul post too…

Bonus

The Avengers (Chapeau Melon et Bottes de Cuir in French)
Season 5 – Opening titles and closing credits. (1967)
RIP Dame Diana Rigg

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