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Sunday, 29 May 2016

Some Yodeling Sunday Soul

We are going in deep today folks with  the narcotic grooves, seductive vocals slurs, leering electric pianos, and crawling guitars (Stephen Thomas Erlewine - All Music) of Sly and the Family Stone's 1971  solid stoned  out funky masterpiece There's a Riot Goin' On.
An album that reflects the end of the 60's era of love and peace and one recorded by a band who had been consuming industrial quantities of drugs.
It is almost certainly the only album in the Soul section which contains yodeling . It must be cross pollination from the neighbouring Country section

More Soul but no yodeling next Sunday

Sly and the Family Stone - (You Caught Me) Smilin'

Sly and the Family Stone - Spaced Cow Boy


  1. Yodelling in soul music, what makes you think drugs were involved?

  2. Eerie. I listened to this album yesterday for the first time in years.