1/23/2014 The Rockhouse


Today, we shake our fist at snow and cold by taking to the street corners in celebration of vocal group harmonies.  Jerry Lawson of the Persuasions turns 70; Aaron Neville turns 73; and, finally, the Isley Brothers teach us how to shimmy.  Take that, wind chill!

Playlist Tracks: 
Dominoes - Have Mercy Baby
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: King
Mad Lads - Land of 1000 Dances
Album: In Action; Label: Atlantic
Temptations - It's You That I Need
Album: Emperors of Soul; Label: Motown
Bettye Swann - This Old Heart of Mine
Album: The Complete Atlantic Recordings; Label: Real Gone
Bettye Swann - I Want Sunday Back Again
Album: The Complete Atlantic Recordings; Label: Real Gone
Porgy & the Monarchs - It's a Dream I've Always Had
Album: Manhattan Soul; Label: Kent
Moonglows - Most of All
Album: Their Greatest Sides; Label: Chess
Dells - Someone to Call Me Darling
Album: Breezy Ballads & Tender Tunes; Label: Solid Smoke
Impressions - That You Love Me
Album: For Your Precious Love; Label: Vee-Jay
Isley Brothers - Teach Me How to Shimmy
Album: Hot Vinyl!; Label: Master Classics
Jarmels - A Little Bit of Soap
Album: The Bert Berns Story; Label: Ace
The Emperors - Looking for My Baby
Album: Looking for My Baby; Label: Sundazed
Persuasions - Steal Away
Album: We Still Ain't Got No Band; Label: MCA
Persuasions - Women & Drinking
Album: Chirpin'; Label: Elektra
Persuasions - The Man in Me
Album: Street Corner Symphony; Label: Capitol
Oliver Mtukudzi - Hear Me Lord
Album: Shanda; Label: Alula
Sons of Faith - Since I've Been Born
Album: I Heard the Angels Singing; Label: Tomkins Square
Consolers - This May be the Last Time
Album: I Heard the Angels Singing; Label: Tomkins Square
Pilgrim Travelers - Standing on the Highway
Album: The Best of; Label: Specialty
Velvet Angels - Blue Moon
Album: Acapella; Label: Relic
Sonny Til & the Orioles - It's Too Soon to Know
Album: 45; Label: Jubile
Tom McDermott - Stars & Stripes Forever
Album: New Orleans Duets; Label: Rabadash
Benny Spellman - Lipstick Traces
Album: The Minit Story; Label: EMI
Ernie K-Doe - A Certain Girl
Album: The Minit Story; Label: EMI
Chantals - Maybe
Album: For Collectors Only; Label: Murray Hill
Pointer Sisters - I Ain't Got Nothing But the Blues
Album: Steppin'; Label: Blue Thumb
Chordettes - Mr Sandman
Album: 25 All Time Greatest Recordings; Label: Varese
Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
Album: Golden Classics; Label: Collectibles
Air Date: 
January 23, 2014