Saturday, September 17, 2016

VA - Hey Whitey! Listen Up! Afro-Americans Sings The Hippie Anthems 1968-1973




Here is a mixtape I made with groovy afro-americans doin' those highly acclaimed and beloved hippie anthems in their own funky versions, the recordings are from 1968-1973 and got a whole lot of soul. Dig it!

01. Clarence Reid - Polk Salad Annie (1969)
02. Betty Wright - Cry Like A Baby (1968)
03. Rhetta Hughes - Light My Fire (1969)
04. Barbara & Ernie - Somebody To Love (1971)
05. Lou Rawls - Season Of The Witch (1969)
06. Benny Latimore - For What It's Worth (1973)
07. Lee Moses - California Dreaming (1971)
08. Tina Britt - Born On A Bayou (1969)
09. Spanky Wilson - Sunshine Of Your Love (1969)
10. Ike & Tina Turner - Ode To Billie Joe (1969)
11. Mary Jane Hooper - Harper Valley P.T.A. (1968)
12. Jimmy Sabater - Wichita Lineman (1970)
13. Blossoms - Fire And Rain (1972)
14. Bettye LaVette - Heart Of Gold (1972)
15. Mike James Kirkland - It's Too Late (1972)
16. Billy Paul - Magic Carpet Ride (1971)
17. David Ruffin - Feelin Alright (1969)
18. Bobby Powell - Crazy Love (1973)
19. Mavis Staples - Son Of A Preacher Man (1969)
20. Maxayn - Gimme Shelter (1972)

Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. Thanks for this. I'm really looking forward to listening to it. And thanks for reminding me of Jimmy Sabeter. For more of him:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvY7eQ_a_d4

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  2. Very nice! Thank you Aaron.

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  3. Thank you Aaron, again a great selection!

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  4. Looks interesting, thanks a lot

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  5. You do a nice job with your mixtapes ... keep up the good work ... thanks

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  6. Fabulous idea for a mix! And great selections too!

    Marry Clayton's two albums have a bunch of covers that would fit perfectly for a Vol. 2 (?)

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  7. Fabulous idea for a mix! And great selections too!

    Marry Clayton's two albums have a bunch of covers that would fit perfectly for a Vol. 2 (?)

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  8. looking forward to checkin this out. Thanks, your royal grooviness!

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  9. I love this idea. Thanks for gathering these covers.

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