Tag: Soul

Coyote ‎– “Hold On! I’m Coming / In the Midnight Hour”

Coyote ‎– “Hold On! I’m Coming / In the Midnight Hour”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  It has been a looooong five or six months since I’ve last posted anything here, and I didn’t want all y’all to think that I’ve abandoned VAoT, so I decided I try to get some reviews in while I have the opportunity to sit down and actually... Read More »

Little Richard – “Little Richard Live! 10 Super Hits”

Little Richard – “Little Richard Live! 10 Super Hits”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Is it honestly necessary to write an intro to a Little Richard album? The coolest part, the label it’s on, was bought by K-Tel.  So, the album opens with the song “Lucille” and Little Richard kicks it off with some wicked piano playing, and his his fantastic... Read More »

Bill Cosby – “Bill Cosby Sings: Silver Throat”

Bill Cosby – “Bill Cosby Sings: Silver Throat”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “We first met this fellow back in 1964. It was on the set of the Dick Van Dyke Show in Hollywood. This practically unknown comedian had come out to California for a meeting with our Executive Producer, Sheldon Leonard. He was very late for that meeting because he was so... Read More »

Wham! – “Make it Big”

Wham! – “Make it Big”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  We’re not gonna get into the whole George Michael / Washroom scandal thing… on this review. BUT, let’s just have a nice little chat about how this is a Mexican pressing, I still have no idea where I found it, when I found it, or if I’ve... Read More »

Donna Summer – “A Love Trilogy”

Donna Summer – “A Love Trilogy”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Donna Summer had a few good hits back in her hay-day, she was kinda the Queen of Disco – then the 80’s came, she got all that bad publicity about some homophobic comments, but we’re not going to divulge into that. Anyways, here we go.  The A-Side... Read More »

Hiding Out: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Hiding Out: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, back in the late 80’s, Jon Cryer (Alan Harper from “Two and a Half Men“) was coming off a series of film roles, “Pretty in Pink” and “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” (to name a few.) when he starred in the movie “Hiding Out” where... Read More »

José Feliciano – “A Bag Full of Soul, Folk, Rock and Blues”

José Feliciano – “A Bag Full of Soul, Folk, Rock and Blues”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “Sweeping, overwhelming – like a torrential river pouring down a mountainside – that was the effect of the first revelation of José Feliciano’s unbelievably broad-ranging talents on his debut album The Voice and Guitar of José Feliciano (LPM/LSP-3358).  Now that turbulent torrent of talent has been channeled, aimed, concentrated. All of José Feliciano’s... Read More »

Romel Louis – “A Love Affair”

Romel Louis – “A Love Affair”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: “SPECIAL THANKS TO: God and my mom and dad G. Louis. The Louis families and to those of you who co-operated in this realization. Love to my friends and to all of you everywhere.” Personal Review: So, the A-Side opens with the title track “A Love Affair” – it’s pretty... Read More »

Isaac Hayes – “Theme from Shaft / Cafe Regio’s”

Isaac Hayes – “Theme from Shaft / Cafe Regio’s”The Sleeve:   The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review: So, Isaac Hayes. Shaft Theme. Oh baby. Bring… it… ON! For those of you who are too young to know who Isaac Hayes was, he was also the voice of Chef on “South Park” (but who cares about that?) Anyways, “Who’s the black private dick? SHAFT!... Read More »