Scott Walker was an American-born British singer-songwriter, composer and record producer.
First active with the band
The Walker Brothers, Walker evolved from sappy and catchy recordings with an edge of sadness (“ Make It Easy on Yourself“, 1965; and “ The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)“, 1966) to more experimental work ( , 1978). Nite Flights
He would continue this course of experimentation in his solo work, culminating with albums such as
which was The Drift as scary as it was gentle, luckily not at the same time.
Andre Williams was an American musician best known for the hit records “Jail Bait,” “Greasy Chicken,” “Bacon Fat” (1956) and “Cadillac Jack” (1966).
He was also the co-author of the R&B hit “Shake a Tail Feather”.
Surprisingly, his track “Bacon Fat” can also be found on the DJ Mix album
(2004). How to Kill the DJ Part 2
Dick Dale was an American guitarist best-known for his 1962 arrangement of the Eastern Mediterranean classic “ Misirlou“, the use of which in the 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction gained him a new audience.
“Miserlou” was originally a hit for Jan August in 1946 …
… but is believed to be first recorded in 1927.
(1967) Psychedelic Percussion
Hal Blaine was an American drummer.
Some of the more notable records he played on include the Ronettes’ single “Be My Baby” (1963) and the Beach Boys’ album
Pet Sounds (1966).
Of his solo work,
(1967) [above] is of note. Psychedelic Percussion
From (1957) Word Jazz
Ken Nordine (1920 – 2019) was an American voice artist, best known for his series of spoken word jazz poetry albums, the first of which was (1957). Word Jazz
“ A Passion in the Desert” (1955)
He also recorded a version of Balzac’s risque story “
A Passion in the Desert” (1955).
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Lonnie Simmons, American record producer (“ Don’t Stop the Music“).
“ Don’t Stop the Music” (1981)
Lonnie Simmons was an American record producer best-known for co-writing “ Don’t Stop the Music” (1978).
In 1981, the song was successfully covered by Bits & Pieces [above].
Edwin Birdsong when I discovered Salsoul and have yet to listen to his earlier work for Polydor, Bamboo and Philadelphia International.
Marcus Belgrave (1936 – 2015) was a jazz trumpet player from Detroit, born in Chester, Pennsylvania. He recorded with a variety of famous musicians, bandleaders, and record labels since the 1950s.
space jazz” composition “Space Odyssey”, originally released on Gemini II (1974) was included on the anthology (1995) and was reprised on Universal Sounds of America (2003, above). The Detroit Experiment
“Space Odyssey” is on the
Caribou 1000 but I have not included it on the Jahsonic 1000.