I just watched the Ready Steady Go clip again, gave me goosebumps.
Here's another fantastic live performance from Etta James. Can't think why she wasn't as popular as Aretha or Tina, maybe if she hadn't dressed like your Auntie Mavis on bingo night this would've been different:
And my all time favourite soul outfit, Gladys Knight & The Pips. Gladys was an amazing singer, and the Pips were the best backing group ever (masters in the art of tight, economical vocal harmonies, oh yes and watch them move) but check out the bass guitar too:
Post by getupstandup on Apr 7, 2007 18:12:09 GMT 1
Did anyone catch last nights SOUL BRITANIA,MOTOWN SPECIAL?It was the story of the FUNK BROTHERS,brilliant show what legends,true unsung heroes............Id be more than happy to walk into one of their jamming sessions!!!! ;D