Snapshot: Leon Russell and Willie Nelson
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Brook Benton & Booker T & The MGs recording “Time Is Tight” and the The The Mar-keys working on a horn arrangement (with Isaac Hayes playing sax) at Stax Studios.
Francoise Hardy covering Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” in 1968.
The great Etta James passed away today of complications from leukaemia at the age of 73. Take a minute to watch this video of her performing The Eagles’ “Take It To The Limit” and to reflect on the genius of this soul legend. What’s your favorite Etta moment/ track?
Tim Hardin and Richie Havens at Woodstock on August 15, 1969 in Bethel, New York.
Swedish sisters First Aid Kit performing their beautiful song “Emmylou” live on KCRW in November 2011. The official music video is after the jump, though while it’s shot beautifully, I found the whole “Gram Parsons in Joshua Tree” imagery to be a bit much. Thoughts?
Langhorne Slim performing his new tune “Song For Sid” in Brooklyn, New York in Summer 2011.