Tag: Snapshots

Snapshots: “Mighty Mighty (Spade and Whitey)”, Curtis Live!, 1971

At the outset of the seventies, Curtis Mayfield became more than just the former co-leader of The Impressions with his first solo record Curtis, further cemented his success with Roots and would enter the soul and pop music stratosphere with Superfly.  But I consistently find myself going back to Curtis Live!, a record that largely came from a couple night performances […]

Snapshots: Anna (Go To Him), Please Please Me

It’s often that The Beatles are given the label of saving rock and roll, and usually that’s for overblown reasons. Yes, they were incredibly creative, fully embraced technical advancements and managed to propel popular music into a more advanced form.  However, it’s perhaps most important that they always had their own particular identity. Early rock […]