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GEORGE JACKSON-LEAVIN’ THE HOMEWORK DONE: IN THE STUDIO WITH GEORGE JACKSON 1969-1971.

George Jackson-Leavin’ The Homework Done: In The Studio With George Jackson 1969-1971. Label: Kent Soul. When Dean Rudland and Tony Rouce were compiling the George Jackson compilation Old Friend The Fame Recordings Volume 3, which was released in late November 2013, they believed that there was only a handful of songs that had yet to …

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GEORGE JACKSON AND DAN GREER AT GOLDWAX.

GEORGE JACKSON AND DAN GREER AT GOLDWAX. Often, the maxim “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” applies to the music industry. This was certainly the case back in 1966. Stax Records had just signed Sam and Dave. They were riding the crest of the wave of commercial success, having released Hold On I’m Comin’ …

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THE OVATIONS-HOOKED ON A FEELING.

THE OVATIONS-HOOKED ON A FEELING. Many years ago, when I first heard The Ovations album Hooked On A Feeling, I was instantly struck by the likeness of Louis Williams voice to the late Sam Cooke’s. It was almost uncanny hearing the album, and hearing a voice so similar to Sam Cooke. This was even more …

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