“The Brothers Johnson Strawberry Letter 23”

The Brothers Johnson were an American funk and R&B band consisting of American musicians and brothers George (“Lightnin’ Licks”) and Louis E. Johnson (“Thunder Thumbs”). They achieved their greatest success from the mid-1970s to early ’80s, with three singles topping the R&B charts (“I’ll Be Good to You”, “Strawberry Letter 23”, and “Stomp!”). Guitarist/vocalist George […]

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Make It Summer – Niina Soleil

“‘Make it Summer’ is ultimately about escape. [And, *Singer/Songwriter Niina Soleil makes her premier.] Maybe your escape takes the form of a car, or a weekend getaway; maybe it’s a vivid daydream, or fantasy. But my song celebrates all summer escapes, the spirit of adventure, the impulse to break free from whatever holds you back. […]

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Cool Jerk – The Capitols

Cool Jerk” is a song written by Donald Storball and originally performed by The Capitols. Released in 1966, it reached No. 2 on the American Rhythm & Blues Singles chart, No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100[2] and No. 9 on the Canadian Singles Chart.[3] The backing track for this song was actually recorded (secretly) […]

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