LAST NIGHTS TATTOO Ctoon$
Sunday, July 29, 2012
What's up welcome back to Soul Sundays! Today I'm dedicating my selections to my parents. Yesterday was their birthday & if it wasn't for them I wouldn't have the love for soul music like I Do today. There was always music playing in my household. The commodores was one of their favorites. My mom & dad lived in the same apartment building when they met back in the 70's. She said he would always play "Brick House" every time she would pass by. Ever since that they ended up together. He was a smooth operator. HAHA
"Brick House" is a hit song from the Commodores' 1977 album Commodores and is one of their most popular songs. The single peaked at #5 in the U.S. and #32 in the UK pop charts. They sing other great songs like "Easy", "zoom", "Sail on" & "Three times a lady".
Hope you like these selections!
Mrs. Julie Toon$
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Sunday, July 22, 2012
What's up welcome back to Mrs. Toon$ "Soul Sundays". Yesterday, Cartoon & I had a chance to go see Smokey Robinson perform at the Hollywood Bowl. Which was Amazing!! He looks good & still sounds the same as if he was in his early 20's with the Miracles .... I thought why not dedicate this soul sunday to him & all the great songs that he has done. Since I was younger I remember being in love with his voice, the sound to every song & I would try to memorize every song of his. Like Agony & Ecstacy, Bad girl, Baby come close etc...
William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American R&B
singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson is most notable for being the founder and front man of the popular Motown vocal group, The Miracles , for which he also served as the group's chief songwriter and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as The Five Chimes until 1972 when he announced a retirement from the stage to focus on his role as Motown 's vice president .
However, Robinson returned to the music industry as a solo artist the following year, later having solo hits such as "Baby That's Backatcha
", "Quiet Storm ", "The Agony and the Ecstasy", "Cruisin' ", "Being With You " and "Just to See Her ". Following the sale of Motown Records in 1988, Robinson left Motown in 1990. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
One of my favorites "Bad Girl" is a 1959 Doo-wop
single by The Miracles . Issued locally on the Motown Records label, it was licensed to and issued nationally by Chess Records because the fledgling Motown Record Corporation did not, at that time, have national distribution. It was the first single released (and the only one released by this group) on the Motown label -
Bad Girl" has since become a Doo-wop
classic and was named one of the 100 Greatest Doo-Wop Songs of All Time by Doo Wop Nation. It appears on several Miracles' compilations, including Greatest Hits from the Beginning . The song was also performed by the group on their final live album, 1957–1972 . It has been covered by the Dazz Band and by Motown artist Mary Wells , whose version was called "Bad Boy" and appeared on her debut album, Bye Bye Baby I Don't Want to Take a Chance .
I found this old school footage of "Ebony Eyes" by Rick James (RIP) & Smokey Robinson. This song has and always will be another one of my favorites.
Hope you like this weeks Soul Sundays!
Mrs. Julie Toon$
Monday, July 16, 2012
Sunday, July 15, 2012
What's up! Welcome back to
Mrs. Toon$ Soul Sundays. Featuring Cherrelle and Alexander O'Neal with "Saturday Love" & "I didn't mean to turn you on"
"Saturday Love" was a top ten US R&B hit, and a top ten released song in 1985. The song appeared on Cherrelle's gold album High Priority on Tabu Records and included an extended spoken dialogue introduction skit set in a bar. The song peaked at #2 on the US R&B chart, and became a moderate pop hit peaking at #26 on the US Hot 100. It reached #6 on the UK singles chart, and #7 on the Irish Singles Chart.
In 2007, O'Neal re-recorded the song for his album Alex Loves..., released in February 2008. This version featured the vocals of Bianca Lindgreen, a long time friend of O'Neal's.
O'Neal and Cherrelle reunited and performed the song at the 2011 BET Awards and afterwards, presented the Best Collaboration award. They still sounded good as when they first sang it in the 80's.
"Thanks for Tooning in!
Mrs. Julie Toon$
Saturday, July 14, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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Monday, July 2, 2012
Sunday, July 1, 2012
What's up welcome back to soul Sunday's! Today's artist is another one of my favorites, artists Dyson's Faces & the hard times band with "Don't worry about the Joneses & "Cry Sugar".
The second incredible album from Dyson's Faces – one of those underground 70s groups that should have been huge! The set's got a soaring sound that's even more righteous than the group's debut – a quality that glows wonderfully with the quartet's mix of male and female voices – a sound that almost reminds us a bit of Voices Of East Harlem at times. Backing is by the Hard Times Band – a tight combo who groove hard on the more uptempo numbers, and lay back nicely on the mellower ones – a sound that shows that Dyson's Faces wasn't just one of those funk groups who happened to also be able to sing – but a strongly committed soul outfit who really put a lot of energy into their music! Titles include "This Time It's Gotta Be Love" in both vocal and instrumental versions – plus "Till I've Got This Feelin Of Love", "Try Me Baby", "You & Me", "Working My Way To Something Better", and "Cry Sugar" – as well as "Welcome To All This Love Again" and "Don't Worry About The Joneses" which both appeared on the group's first album.
Hope you like these selections... Thanks for "Tooning In"!