It’s hard to pick out my favorite Who track (they were my favorite band in high school) but its easy to pick out my favorite Entwistle performance in the Who: “The Real Me” off of the 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia.
To commemorate DC’s legalization of marijuana, here’s “Brown Sugar,” a throwback from D’Angelo’s 1995 debut.
“Run Around” by Mop Mop featuring Fred Wesley on trombone & lyrics by Anthony Joseph is a strong contender to enter the top three most famous songs about getting the run around.
The slinky bass-driven groove of “Hard-Boiled Babe” was included on Lizzy Mercier Descloux’ 1979 album, Press Color.
At this point, the worldwide love for Missy Elliott is so strong she could recite her water bill and no one would bat an eye that I’d make it Song of the Day. Thankfully, she delivers a bit more than that on her verses on Jack Ü single, “Take Ü There.”
Seinabo Sey is the most recent Scandinavian export ready to wash over American pop shores and make a huge splash.
People are often surprised when I mention Traffic’s “The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys” as one of my favorite songs of all time.
Ed Solo & Deekline link up with vocalist Gala Orsborn and turn in a cover of the Ray Charles’s classic “Hit The Road Jack.” It makes for a recipe for dance floor mayhem.
Carnival is upon us! I need a samba and I need it bad, and this one from Beth Carvalho is one of the best.