Tag: Kicking It Old School

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Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Earth Wind and Fire Edition

Boasting focused, soul-lifting horns, sunburst harmonies and a thrilling propensity for shaken-up textures and rhythms, Earth Wind and Fire...

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Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Sam Cooke Edition

America's first soul singer was lost in 1964 before his abilities as a writer, arranger and defacto producer could become more widely...

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Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Marvin Gaye edition

Marvin Gaye’s 1971 masterpiece What’s Going On doesn’t simply boast the gospel influence that marks so much of...

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Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, Bo Diddley Edition

It’s hard, if you really listen, not to be startled when 1955’s “Bo Diddley” — all fast-driving beats and...

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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...