Tag Archives: King Records

SONG OF THE DAY James Brown – Not Enough Room For Storage

A big thank you to blackbeltjonz at 1BTN for introducing me of this gem!!!  Just under six minutes of showering, howling melodic funk, what a treat this is!  A mighty fine instrumental with no need for vocals, the hefty bass … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Vonns – So Many Days

I stumbled and saved this little gem in a playlist a while ago and rediscovered it this afternoon! I’ve struggled to find information about The Vonns, however, but can tell you that they were an all-girl group who released So … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The JB’s – The Grunt.

The Grunt is a funky dunky instrumental recorded in 1970 by James Brown’s band, The J.B’s!  It was released on the King label as a two-part single and was one of only two instrumental singles recorded by the original J.B’s lineup … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Willie John – I’m Shakin’

Today’s song has been covered by numerous artists over the years, with my favourite cover of ‘I’m Shakin’ being Jacks Whites 2012 rendition. The original ‘I’m Shakin’ was released in 1960 by King Records’s artist, Little Willie (a name he acquired … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marie Queenie Lyons – See & Don’t See

Well, they say that good things come in threes and this is my third day of music orientated around a soul/funk theme.  I first heard this track a few years ago but so much can get lost and temporarily forgotten … Continue reading

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