Today had the sad news that Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died at the age of 76. One of the best-selling musical artists of all time, she was the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Aretha was also a civil rights activist, being a symbol of black pride & women’s liberation. Read the rest of this entry »
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Today would have been the 74th birthday of Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien (better known as Dusty Springfield). So here is Richard G performing his arrangement of the Bacharach & David number The Look of Love on his 1920s Gibson:
The film Made In Dagenham is on BBC2 later tonight, with a cracking Sixties soundtrack accompanying the action. We’ve already featured a uke cover of Sandie Shaw’s (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me, so here’s paxukulele’s smiley version of The Mindbenders’ hit A Groovy Kind of Love:
Raiding various songbooks & YouTubes for the chords to other tracks from the soundtrack:
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Sad to learn that lyricist Hal David has died. Fortunately, he’s left behind a legacy of great songs, some of which we play (plus the first, which was Number One when I was born!).
Do add any links to Hal David songs you enjoy in the comments.
(There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me
Do You Know The Way To San Jose
Chords & video tutorials:
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