Sunday, December 26, 2010

JOE SIMON - Nine Pound Steel / The Girl's Alright With Me - SoundStage7-2589 - 1967

I recently grabbed a small stack of Joe Simon 45's and they are all pretty impressive. He got into more of a funk sound later in the 70's, which isn't exactly my bag, but his earlier, more soulful songs are incredible.

Both sides of this record are great. One side's a slow mourner, the flip is a dance floor burner.


Nine Pound Steel:

The Girl's Alright With Me:

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

THE VELVELETTES - He Was Really Sayin' Somethin' / Throw A Farewell Kiss - V.I.P.-25013 - 1965

This is another group I heard for the first time on the One Kiss Can Lead To Another box set. If you don't have it, make it a priority, it's essential.

It took me a while to find a clean, fairly-priced copy of this record. Worth the wait though. Both sides are nice.

He Was Really Sayin Somethin':

Throw A Farewell Kiss: