R.I.P. JOE COCKER (1944-2014)

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Hey Joe… rest in peace, Dude!

Read The Guardian’s obituary

Listen/Watch some classic performances:
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A Skin Too Few – The Days of Nick Drake [2000] [Full Documentary]

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Listen:

Five Leaves Left (1969)

Bryter Layter (1970)

Pink Moon (1972)

 

One of the greatest voices in Jazz today… open your ears to Cécile McLorin Salvant!

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“Cécile McLorin Salvant reminds jazz lovers of the great vocalists of yore even as she puts forth an insouciant individuality. Born in Miami to a Haitian father and French mother, the polyglot charmer won the 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition and can count Wynton Marsalis among her fans.

Her technique is crystaline, her phrasing sensual, her repertoire deep. Moreover, she’s at ease with breaking the rules. On her swinging, self-released debut and 2013’s more textured WomanChild, the vocalist echoes prewar stars Bessie Smith, Valaida Snow and Ethel Waters and ventures into songs by Erik Satie, John Lennon and tunes of her own devising. Making the old sound new and the offbeat feel inevitable, she’s a jazz songbird for the 21st century.”

Bradley Bambarger,
Downbeat Magazine (The 80 Coolest Things in Jazz Today, July 2014)

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Cécile’s self-title debut (full album):

Cécile’s 2nd album, WomanChild (2013):

Joan Baez sings Bob Dylan (20 Songs – Full Album)

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Joan Baez – Vanguard Sessions – Baez Sings Dylan – 1998

01 Love Minus Zero-No Limit 0:00
02 It’s All over Now, Baby Blue. 2:43
03 You Ain’t Going Nowhere. 6:09
04 It Ain’t Me Babe. 9:11
05 I Pity the Poor Immigrant. 12:32
06 Tears of Rage. 16:20
07 Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word 20:44
08 I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine 25:12
09 Farewell, Angelina 28:29
10 Dear Landlord 31:45
11 One Too Many Mornings 34:46
12 I Shall Be Released 38:00
13 Boots of Spanish Leather 41:58
14 Daddy You’ve Been on My Mind 46:32
15 Restless Farewell 48:50
16 Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right 54:43
17 Walls of Red Wing 57:56
18 Drifter’s Escape 1:01:49
19 Walkin’ Down the Line 1:04:44
20 North Country Blues 1:08:08

The Greatest Canadian Albums Ever… [Part 01]

THE BAND - "Music From  The Big Pink"

THE BAND – “Music From The Big Pink” (1968) LISTEN or DOWNLOAD (AMG REVIEW)

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NEIL YOUNG - "Harvest" (1972)

NEIL YOUNG – “Harvest” (1972) LISTEN or DOWNLOAD

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JONI MITCHELL - "Blue" (1971)

JONI MITCHELL – “Blue” (1971) LISTEN or DOWNLOAD

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LEONARD COHEN - "Songs" (1968)

LEONARD COHEN – “Songs” (1968) LISTEN or DOWNLOAD

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ARCADE FIRE - "Funeral" (2004)

ARCADE FIRE – “Funeral” (2004) – LISTEN or DOWNLOAD

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GUESS WHO - "American Woman" (1970)

GUESS WHO – “American Woman” (1970) LISTEN or DOWNLOAD

 TO BE CONTINUED.

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