Tag: Johnnie Taylor

Homecoming: An Envisioned Soundtrack

A soldier arrives home from Afghanistan to find his lost high school love. Problem is she’s marrying another man, old ghosts of the past linger the town, it’s the perpetual misty fall/winter of New England. Hearts will be mended, hearts will be broken. The envisioned soundtrack. 1. Friends Like Those – Robert Ellis – from […]

Johnnie Taylor falls into the category of soul singers whose talents outweigh their commercial legacy, but “I Got To Love Somebody’s Baby” is an incredible cut from his debut Wanted: One Soul Singer that begs to be heard.  It’s not just the incredibly raw recording, or the scene-setting guitar intro. Taylor has an incredible ability to bend […]

If you do know of Johnnie Taylor, it’s from the excellent “Who’s Making Love” which came off an album of the same name. That in turn was covered by the Blues Brothers. This number “Save Your Love For Me” from the same album, features Taylor in a different light. Make no mistake, he’s one belter […]