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Top 10 Bessie Smith Songs

Top 10 Bessie Smith Songs

Fusion 45 September 26, 2012 0

On this day in 1937, the great blues singer Bessie Smith was laid to rest in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the victim of an auto accident in Coahoma, Mississippi

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Take Me Back To Chicago

Take Me Back To Chicago

Fusion 45 June 25, 2012 0

When I was just short of aging to double digits, my parents started shipping me off for to spend time with my older sister and her boyfriend who shared a college town apartment in

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B-Sides In The Buff: Blood, Sweat and Tears’ “Lucretia’s Reprise”

B-Sides In The Buff: Blood, Sweat and Tears’ “Lucretia’s Reprise”

Fusion 45 May 20, 2012 0

On the flipside of Blood, Sweat and Tears‘ single, “Lucretia MacEvil,” we hear “Lucretia’s Reprise,” wherein she gets even dirtier

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B-Sides In The Buff: Joe Piscopo’s “First Rehearsal”

B-Sides In The Buff: Joe Piscopo’s “First Rehearsal”

Fusion 45 May 10, 2012 0

Back in April, I wrote¬†about a Forgotten Favorite from back in ’82, Joe Piscopo‘s hilarious take on Sinatra called the “I Love Rock and Roll Medley.” Even funnier: his first rehearsal on the B-side

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Leave Without Your Head Mix

Leave Without Your Head Mix

Fusion 45 May 10, 2012 0

Weirdly vividly cinematic, like a David Lynch movie for your ears

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