(The Man With the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band – The Supremes (#247)

A Million Songs #000247 (The Man With the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3AjKp3NlrLpC7UCYlfxxzg” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] While working on this project I’ve been enthralled by how wide-spread the symbiosis between soul and country music was, all the way up into the 1970’s. This song is an audacious blending of the two. For … Continue reading (The Man With the) Rock and Roll Banjo Band – The Supremes (#247)

(Ain’t That) Good News – The Supremes (#43)

A Million Songs #000043 (Ain’t That) Good News – The Supremes [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:4b3DsFYEDJkkIm0I7Nc9zi” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] The Supremes recorded this album mere months after Sam Cooke’s death. It features Florence Ballard in the lead vocal role instead of Diana Ross. While I do prefer Sam Cooke‘s version of this song, Cooke released this song as … Continue reading (Ain’t That) Good News – The Supremes (#43)