…..that seeped into my heart was white. I was born in ’56 so I was the prime age to get swept up by Motown and Stax, but I didn’t. My love of black Soul Music came retrospectively, quite possibly through my love of Blu Eyed Soul.
At the peak of Motown I was too busy with Deep Purple, Zep and Yes.
And then, out of the radio, came She’s Gone by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Within a week, they were In Concert on the Beeb, on the OGWT, and the Abandoned Luncheonette album was welded to my turntable. And that was it. I was caught, hook, line and sinker. Within 2 or 3 years my record collection was full of The Average White Band, Kokomo, Boz Scaggs and Robert Palmer. And my beloved Hall & Oates.
So, my fellow music lovers, let’s have an old fashioned Friday night music thread. I’m off out for some amazing Italian food and wine but I’ll be back to check on you later. I’ll start you off with a few old favourites