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Where Do We Rock From Here?

Where Do We Rock From Here?
Created by: Growfins
Tracks: 21
Length: 01:15:26
Keywords 1. Mix Contest Black History
2. Mix Contest Black History
3. Mix Contest Black History
Created on 2/19/09 01:15pm
Level 4
Points 1823
Total visitors 45
Unique visitors 28
This mix was ranked #1 out of 4 entries for this contest
description:
A selection of songs that represent a very small part of what black musicians have contributed to the musical world. I tried to include several genres, but purposely left out jazz, hip hop and reggae. These should have mix contests of their own.

tracklist

1 Chuck Berry : Maybelline
My favorite song by Chuck Berry. I could have included so many artists of this era, but really, after Chuck wh [...]
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My favorite song by Chuck Berry. I could have included so many artists of this era, but really, after Chuck who is left?
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2 Otis Redding : Hard to Handle
Like many Otis Redding songs, it was made big by somebody else, but his version has so much more to offer.
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Track 0 from Pain In My Heart
Length: 00:02:21
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Like many Otis Redding songs, it was made big by somebody else, but his version has so much more to offer.
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3 Jimi Hendrix Experience : One Rainy Wish
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Track 11 from Axis: Bold As Love
Length: 00:00:00
Year: 1967
Track Description:
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4 Baby Huey & the Baby Sitters : Listen To Me
Chicago soul signer. The man was 300 some odd pounds of amazing voice. Too bad he died before finishing his al [...]
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Track 1 from The Baby Huey Story
Length: 00:06:41
Year: 1971
Track Description:
Chicago soul signer. The man was 300 some odd pounds of amazing voice. Too bad he died before finishing his album.
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5 Stevie Wonder : Superstition
Stevie of this time period is great. If you haven't seen it, you should check out his performance of Superstit [...]
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Track 6 from Talking Book
Length: 00:04:26
Year: 1972
Track Description:
Stevie of this time period is great. If you haven't seen it, you should check out his performance of Superstition on Sesame Street. It is on youtube. Seriously great stuff. Plus an awesome kid freaking out and dancing on the fire escape.
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6 Shuggie Oris : Strawberry Letter 23
A great soul/psychedelic crossover song.
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Track 10 from Inspiration Information
Length: 00:03:59
Year: 1974
Track Description:
A great soul/psychedelic crossover song.
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7 Curtis Mayfield : Kung Fu
"She couldn't name me Jesus, I wasn't white enough she said."
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Track 11 from The Best of Curtis Mayfield: Move on Up
Length: 00:03:52
Year: 0000
Track Description:
"She couldn't name me Jesus, I wasn't white enough she said."
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8 Nina Simone : Ain't Got No, I Got Life
My favorite song of Nina's.
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Track 8 from 'nuff Said
Length: 00:02:08
Year: 1968
Track Description:
My favorite song of Nina's.
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9 Candi Staton : I'd Rather Be An Old Man's Sweetheart . . .
Why young men suck.
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Track 3 from Candi Staton
Length: 00:02:06
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Why young men suck.
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10 Ann Peebles : I Can't Stand the Rain
It was used as a sample in a Missy Elliot song, but the original version is just so sweet.
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Track 0 from 70's Funk 'n' Soul Classics (disc 2)
Length: 00:02:28
Year: 1998
Track Description:
It was used as a sample in a Missy Elliot song, but the original version is just so sweet.
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11 Ike and Tina Turner : I Idolize You
I love Ike and Tina. Too bad he had to go an beat a good thing. Say did anybody see the New York Post the day [...]
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Track 1 from The Best of Ike and Tina Turner
Length: 00:02:54
Year: 1991
Track Description:
I love Ike and Tina. Too bad he had to go an beat a good thing. Say did anybody see the New York Post the day after Ike died? The headline read in an enormous font, "IKE BEATS TINA" then very small at the bottom of the page "to the grave."
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12 Funkadelic : Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?!
Seriously, did somebody say that?
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Track 3 from One Nation Under a Groove
Length: 00:06:20
Year: 1978
Track Description:
Seriously, did somebody say that?
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13 Thin Lizzy : Ode To A Black Man
Great song, doing what this mix should do.
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Track 11 from Black Rose Sessions
Length: 00:05:27
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Great song, doing what this mix should do.
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14 Kildevil Blues : Mr. Butch Show (Theme)
Kildevil Blues, a great band in their own right, spent a bit of time as Mr. Butch's backing band. This is the [...]
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Track 6 from The Mystery Show
Length: 00:04:51
Year: 1994
Track Description:
Kildevil Blues, a great band in their own right, spent a bit of time as Mr. Butch's backing band. This is the theme song to his stage show, and the only recorded song I could find with Mr. Butch.
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15 Prince : Dirty Mind
Great early Prince. Still retains some of the funk.
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Track 1 from Dirty Mind
Length: 00:04:16
Year: 1980
Track Description:
Great early Prince. Still retains some of the funk.
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16 Andre Williams : Only Black Man in South Dakota
Andre Williams sang it dirty way back in the day. He recorded with Mick and Danny of The Gories and released S [...]
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Track 9 from Silky
Length: 00:03:29
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Andre Williams sang it dirty way back in the day. He recorded with Mick and Danny of The Gories and released Silky - it is one of the best albums I have listened to in my life time. If you have not heard it, do yourself a huge favor and go get it now. Your life will be better for it.
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17 Vernon Reid : Saint Cobain
The principle song writer and lead guitar player for Living Colour. His first solo album after the band split [...]
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Track 8 from Mistaken Identity
Length: 00:02:31
Year: 1996
Track Description:
The principle song writer and lead guitar player for Living Colour. His first solo album after the band split had this tribute to Kurt Cobain.
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18 Body Count : Cop Killa
The song that set off many congressional hearings and much hand wringing by my parent's generation.
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Track 0 from Body Count
Length: 00:04:42
Year: 1992
Track Description:
The song that set off many congressional hearings and much hand wringing by my parent's generation.
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19 X-Ray Spex : Warrior In Woolworths
Awesome song. Best punk band with a saxophone.
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Track 3 from Germ Free Adolescents
Length: 00:03:05
Year: 1978
Track Description:
Awesome song. Best punk band with a saxophone.
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20 TV On The Radio : Walking the Cow
I have just recently gotten into these guys, but I love Daniel Johnston.
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Track 5 from The Late Great Daniel Johnston
Length: 00:04:44
Year: 2004
Track Description:
I have just recently gotten into these guys, but I love Daniel Johnston.
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21 The Dirtbombs : Ever Lovin' Man
I love Mick Collins. The Dirtbombs are really something special. Thank you Detroit.
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Track 2 from We Have You Surrounded
Length: 00:02:45
Year: 2008
Track Description:
I love Mick Collins. The Dirtbombs are really something special. Thank you Detroit.
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You're just too good. In looking for one thing, you found another. Way to go, champ.
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very nice. super choice for opener.
5/13/09 11:34am
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Great to see Philo/Lizzy included in there...
3/18/09 05:23am
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+5 for body count alone.
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YES! BABY HUEY! YES! THE WHOLE MIX!
2/21/09 09:08am
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Very wonderful. Thanks for the unexpected X-Ray Specs too!
2/19/09 09:13pm
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