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Tag: Rock 'n soul

"Soul Express"
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Meet Lonnie Mack

Hard to believe that Lonnie Mack‘s obvious winner of an instrumental – “Soul Express” – is not yet available for preview on YouTube and, thus, in danger of being lost in our cultural memory. The title of this piece is gallows humor expressing sadness over the fact this song is

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"Hold It Baby"
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“Hold It Baby”: Swedish Soul

Sweden’s Slam Creepers, judging solely by their name, sounds like a band of relatively recent vintage (e.g., 1980s hardcore?), and yet, their first single from 1966 is among the earliest releases for Sweden’s Bill Records. The following year, Slam Creepers’ “After Leaving You” would be included on a seven-inch flexi-disc —

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