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donderdag 14 augustus 2014

Beth Hart - A Change is Gonna Come (Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA 6-13-2010)

                taped Kathy Boyd

 "A Change Is Gonna Come" is a song by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released on December 22, 1964 by RCA Victor. Produced by Hugo & Luigi and arranged and conducted by RenĂ© Hall, the song was the B-side to "Shake". The song concerns African-Americans and contains the refrain, "It's been a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come." The song was inspired by various personal events in Cooke's life, most prominently an event in which he and his entourage were turned away from a whites only motel in Louisiana. Cooke felt compelled to write a song that spoke to his and the struggle of those around him, and he recorded the song for its first release on his final album, Ain't That Good News. (Wikipedia)

                               foto Arjen Vermeer (Roots in The Park Hilversum 7-7-2013)

woensdag 13 augustus 2014

Jesse Colin Young - Get Together (with John Sebastian,Roger McGuin,Rick Danko,Richard Manuel,Richie Havens,Levon Helm.)

Jesse Colin Young ,  American singer / songwriter / folksinger and a founding member of the group The Youngbloods.
During the 1960s, while living in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan, Young released two solo albums, The Soul of a City Boy and Young Blood. He then formed the group called The Youngbloods which included guitarist Jerry Corbitt, keyboardist/guitarist Lowell "Banana" Levinger, and drummer Joe Bauer. Their first album contained the song "Get Together", written by Chet Powers, which was re-released as a single in 1969. Young and his band, founded Raccoon Records, and released four additional albums on it.
Young left the group in 1972 and released a solo album called Together. His fourth solo album, Song for Juli, had four singles and remained on the Billboard Top 200 chart for several months. In 1978, Jesse recorded the album American Dreams, which was followed by the album The Perfect Stranger in 1982. In 1987 he released the album The Highway Is for Heroes.[2]
He continued touring and re-formed the Youngbloods band before going back to a solo recording career in 1987. In 1993 he began his own recording company called Ridgetop Music (Wikipedia)

               Get Together -  live at Passaic, NJ 6-9-84

Een bijzonder opname ,als je bedenkt dat Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Richie Havens niet langer meer onder ons zijn.

                                                        Richard Manuel (R.I.P.)
                                                 (April 3, 1943 – March 4, 1986)

                                           Levon Helm(R.I.P)
                                           (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012)

                                          Rick Danko (R.I.P)
                                          (December 29, 1942 – December 10, 1999)

                                          Richie Havens (R.I.P)
                                          (January 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013)