Showing posts from October, 2020

LO'S PICK OF THE DAY - "São Paulo" by CHIC

Talking about one of my favorite tracks by this wonderful group.  "São Paulo" is the B side of Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) from Chic's debut album. I loved this song so much that as a teen I wore down the vinyl - which by the way, I still have this 45!  1977 and everybody was into disco! And the top Disco hit was Chic's "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" This song was so different than what I had heard on my AM radio station, that I had to have the 45!! After playing "Dance, Dance, Dance" over and over, I wanted more of Chic. I hadn't bought the LP yet but wanted to find out what was on the other side, hoping for something similar.  So one night I decided to flip that 45 over and was just floored by what I was hearing! This song definitely turned my 16-year-old world upside down! It was so fine  - it was so funky, I couldn't believe how great this song was! From the moment that I heard those ocean waves and th

Have You Hugged The Bass Player In Your Life?

  It's Hug A Bassist Day!! Very fortunate to meet and hug a few. Nathan East - Eric Clapton, Phil Collins David Hungate - Toto Jimmy Haslip - The Yellowjackets, Gino Vannelli, Jeff Lorber Richard Brown - Entertaiment Director of Fantasy Springs Casino Tommy Sims - composer of "Change The World," Michael McDonald, Sheryl Crow Leland Sklar - Phil Collins, Jackson Browne, James Taylor Rocco Prestia - Tower of Power Jerry Barnes - Nile Rodgers' Chic Roy Mitchell-Cardenas - Mutemath Tim Tim Nordwind - OK GO Conrad Lozano - Los Lobos Abraham Laboriel Marcus Miller - David Sanborn, Luther Vandross, Grover Washington Jr. Verdine White - Earth, Wind & Fire Victor Wooten - Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, SMV Marc van Wageningen - Tower of Power #hugabassistday #bassplayer #greatmusicians #supportlivemusic #musicmatters