Friday, March 23, 2018

Midnight Hour #37 - Smack Dab In The Middle: Songs of Jesse Stone

This song writing giant of the 20th Century took lessons from Cole Porter and wrote Blues, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Rock and Roll and Soul standards.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Midnight Hour #36 - Earl King's Bag of Tricks: 1955-1986

More tunes from an ace songwriter, this time from legendary New Orleans artist Earl King.




Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Midnight Hour #35 - Mighty Mighty Curtis Mayfield: Songwriter 1961-1970

Following our recent Van McCoy post, here's another selection of tunes from a legendary soul artist, performed by others.


Monday, January 15, 2018

Midnight Hour #34 - Sweet Bitter Love: More From The Van McCoy Songbook 1961-1969

There are some excellent CDs featured in Ace Records songwriters series, none better then the Van McCoy set issued in 2010.  We've put a further selection together to demonstrate what a superb craftsman Van McCoy was when it came to a tune. We've also added playlists featuring songs from the original Ace set for trying before buying.