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Missed...

7/27/07 by Endorse



...a free show last night by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings in Battery Park. I discovered Sharon through normal routines at the day job. She's a 51-year-old former corrections officer and gospel singer who met some neo-soul enthusiasts in the mid-90s, started jamming with the house band for Dap-Tone Records, and soon enough she's come to symbolize a new soul throwback. She's certainly picking up speed if the folks I work for notice her. Her record "100 Days, 100 Nights" packs a mighty punch. Hmm, seems to be a pattern with this retro stuff, considering Amy Winehouse and all. I wonder if, after this post-punk '80s rock thing dies down, we'll see more Motown nostalgia? I doubt it. It's easy to cop Television or New Order, but Diana Ross is something else...

www.myspace.com/sharonjonesandthedapkings

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Superlatives this morning for the Craigslist musician forum:

Best...Attempt at Promoting a Band through Haiku?

http://www.myspace.com/peopleintheback
SUNSET ON THE CONCRETE JUNGLE...
ORANGE, GREY, AND A HORN PLAYING THE BLUES

Most Unnecessary Display of Outrage
Go to the Village Voice musicians classified and on the right where you post a large box add, there is a drummer " professional drummer NEEDS a KILLER heavy electric". Is this guy for real? what a FAT FROG. He's from Conn. or Westchester, you know Green Acres or Mayberry RFD. His big show is on his deck for his kids 10th birthday party. What a douchebag.


Best Acknowledgment of Incompetence/Stupid Nick Name
jimmy give me a call i lost your number.
babylon don


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