The following is based upon my personal knowledge, personal research and personal experiences
I will preference my comments by stating that I have been in and around music for the past forty years and I am also a musician. I enjoy listening to all types of music, but I will readily admit that the fire in my musical heart is fueled by, what I call, “the real Soul and R&B” from back-in-the-day. I witnessed its evolution and “almost demise” and I now sense the resurgence of this great art form.
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I had give him his due; he was where he said he would be and he was on time. In fact, he’d been early. I’d staked out the meet a half-hour before and seen two other suckers approach him and make a purchase before scurrying away with that satisfied scuffle that fool who have only recently parted with their money make. He was leaning back again the old Piedmoor Bank building, his ankle length leather coat tails dancing in the cold midnight wind. Occasionally he lifted his head from within the depths of his upturned collar to see if any more prospective purchasers were braving the elements to make a hit. Then, like a praying mantis, he reteat back into his coat. Sheltering from the wind and a fine, misty rain that had given the city streets a slick, polished look, I witness proceeding from a disused shop doorway. Continue reading Some time in the future…