All posts tagged: 2000s

Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Isley Brothers Edition

In a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career dating back to the early 1950s, the Isley Brothers stayed on the move — transforming themselves from gospel shouters to doo-woppers to early rock ‘n’ rollers to nasty funksters to lover-man balladeers. Of course, nowadays, you’re more likely to hear their 1973 Top 10 hit “The Lady Pt. 1,” with its Santana-ish Latin feel, as part of a commercial for the Swiffer sweeper. They’re worth listening to when the housework is done, too.