Isley Brothers: S/D

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Don't say goodnight, best slow jam

A True White Kid that can Jump (Granny Dainger), Saturday, 10 June 2017 06:35 (one year ago) Permalink


niels, Saturday, 10 June 2017 08:55 (one year ago) Permalink

was there ever a better guitar solo than Ernie's on Summer Breeze?

niels, Saturday, 10 June 2017 08:59 (one year ago) Permalink

seven months pass...

They really were awesome.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 11 January 2018 03:48 (one year ago) Permalink

Nice! Was hoping you would include “Love the One You’re With” - the live version- but hey, who am I to tell you who to sock it to.

Before Hollywood Swing (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 11 January 2018 04:06 (one year ago) Permalink

That live version - the entire album, in fact - is awesome.

"Taste's very strange!" (stevie), Thursday, 11 January 2018 11:22 (one year ago) Permalink

Repost of link that shifted and broke upthread:

Before Hollywood Swing (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 11 January 2018 11:43 (one year ago) Permalink

six months pass...

Where's the best place to start with these guys? Seems like I've heard a fair bit but it's so all over the place stylistically and there's so much stuff..

Scritti Vanilli - The Word Girl You Know It's True (dog latin), Friday, 3 August 2018 08:40 (eight months ago) Permalink

Bought this v v cheaply from Fopp a little while ago - excellent 3 CD set of their late 60s/70s stuff - all the hits and lots of deep cuts:

Ward Fowler, Friday, 3 August 2018 08:49 (eight months ago) Permalink

I almost think it'd have to be a box set, but the Live album from the 70s, plus Brother, Brother, Brother, 3x3 and Fight The Power are all favourites of mine.

Arthur Funzonerelli (stevie), Friday, 3 August 2018 08:50 (eight months ago) Permalink

I'm not deep in their catalog but 3 + 3 is one of my favorite albums, a joy from start to finish

niels, Friday, 3 August 2018 09:55 (eight months ago) Permalink

Late 60s/early 70s is prob my fave era but some highlight albums:

Shout (1959)
This Old Heart Of Mine (1966)
Doin' Their Thing (1969)
3+3 (1973)

I guess you could try those and go from there

Colonel Poo, Friday, 3 August 2018 10:03 (eight months ago) Permalink

This is my go-to Isleys comp:

Spans the '50s through the '80s, includes live stuff and Motown.

Montgomery Burns' Jazz (Tarfumes The Escape Goat), Friday, 3 August 2018 13:49 (eight months ago) Permalink

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