Label: Motown - UICY-91329 • Series: Surfer Soul Around 1980 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Japan • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Soul
Post a Comment. Diamond Wedding Bands. Donate No amount is too big or too small. Any donation is appreciated. Why Not? It helps the blog survive! Saturday, January 17, Bloodstone. The group began in Kansas City, while the original members were in high school, as an a cappella doo wop group, the Sinceres, around From there, they went to Los Angeles and did the unexpected: They learned to play instruments and became a band like the Clash and Steely Dan, they never did settle on a permanent drummer.
In fact, Bloodstone was a very good funk-soul Its All Been Said Before - Bloodstone - Dont Stop! using the Hendrix-derived licks of Charles Love and Willis Draffen against multiple percussion ideas to underpin a vocal Its All Been Said Before - Bloodstone - Dont Stop!
that still owed its soul to gospel and doo wop. If this makes you think of the Isley Brothers of "That Lady," you're on the right track. Bloodstone received no record company interest in L. There, they teamed up with Mike Vernon, founder of the Blue Horizon label, who'd made his bones producing an album with Its All Been Said Before - Bloodstone - Dont Stop!
great Chicago pianist Otis Spann; Intro - Dinozauras / Analinis Oratorius - Celofaninė Baigtis / Pasirašyk Suka blues acts like Fleetwood Mac and Savoy Brown; and early Euro-rock with Focus. The group was a big concert draw, and its album sold well, if not spectacularly.
Somehow, all of this was parlayed into a film deal. Train Ride to Hollywood is arguably the funniest picture of the whole '70s blaxploitation film boom, derived in equal parts from the Marx Brothers and such early spoofs as The Palm Beach Story and International House.
Somehow, amidst the slapstick and the reefer jokes, Bloodstone wedges in a fairly complete history of black vocal harmony music from the Mills Brothers to the Coasters to their own bad selves. They do it even better on the soundtrack album.
All of the Vernon-produced Bloodstone albums contain versions of '50s and '60s oldies. The group then faded from popular view, despite a brief stint at Motown, until the early '80s, when it hooked up with the Isley Brothers' T-Neck and scored a commercially and artistically successful album, We Go a Long Way Back, produced by the Brothers.
Nevertheless, this heartland group had made a significant mark and can lay fair claim to being one of Riding The Snake - Testament - The Gathering first to figure out its particular era's future. Allmusic by Dave Marsh Album: Bloodstone Sadie Mae Take These Chains You Don't Mean Nothin' Little Green Apples This Thing Is Heavy Friendship Lady Of The Night You Know We've Learned Who Has the Last Laugh Now Peter's Jones Natural High I Need Your Love Tell It to My Face Ran It in the Ground Never Let You Go Girl You Deze Nieuwe Cd Klinkt Een Stuk Volwassenener, Klopt Dat?
- Ilse DeLange - Interview CD (Album Livin So Fine Judy, Judy Outside Woman What Did You Do to Me? Unreal Everybody Needs Love Something Keep Our Own Thing Together Let Me Ride The Traffic Cop Dance Closer Together Funky Park That's Not How It Goes Out Of My Life I Need Time Little Linda Believe You Its All Been Said Before - Bloodstone - Dont Stop!
Get Up Or Get Out Intro - Proposed The Sphinx For The First Time I Just Learned To Walk Sign For Me Dad My Little Lady Something's Missing A Time For Reflection This World Is Funky Young Times, Old Times Nobody But You Save Me Stand Up, Let's Party Just Like In The Movies Shake The Building This Is It When We're Doin' It Lullaby Of Broadway Baby Face Cheek To Cheek As Time Goes By Yakety Yak Train Ride Hooray For Romance Go To Sleep Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye I'm In Shape Sh-Boom Don't Stop I'm Just Doing My Job It's All Been Said Before She Wants to Hear the Words Just Wanna Get the Feel of It You Bring Out the Best in Me Go On And Cry How Does It Feel Funkin' Around My Kind Of Woman My Love Grows Stronger Bloodstone's Party Feel The Heat Contagious Men Need Tenderness Too Instant Love I Adore You
My Coloring Book - Andy Williams - Days Of Wine And Roses, Song Of The New Moon - Chuck Mangione - Chase The Clouds Away, Let There Be House (Original Mix) - Various - Bonzai Records - Retrospective 1994, Bye, Bye Kohl. Bye, Bye Cdu! - Rene Heizer - Wille Zur Freiheit, Domingo - Lee Morgan - Vol. 3