Funk & Soul Wednesdays – Joe Tex

Joe Tex was an amazing Soul singer from the great state of Texas who died in 1984. Tex and fellow labelmate James Brown had a long running feud, Tex accused James of stealing his sound and dance moves, while James dated Tex’s wife and later fired a gun at him at a bar one night. I present to you two videos, because they both need to be seen. Joe Tex converted to Islam and didn’t record for many years, so this first video is the performance of his comeback hit “Ain’t... Read More

Recipe: Jingle Punks Hipster Orchestra – “Under Cover of Darkness”

Take 1 part top 40 rock hit Add 8-piece string ensemble Stir gently Follow  Read More

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