Archive for July, 2009

Heavenly moves

We recently brought you the James Brown “night train” dance, just one example of the genius of this most pioneering and brilliant of artists. And it struck us that, amongst all the inevitable and generally justified hoopla we have recently seen with the passing of MJ, it was odd how relatively quietly commented on James Brown’s passing was a couple of years back. The music world mourned of course, but considering how seminal a place James Brown has in the history of music, how prodigious and varied his talents, it amazed us how little of a fuss was made. The word genius is over-used, but truly under-applied when it comes to the work and legacy of James Brown. But what the hell, let’s just remind ourselves of why they were both great…

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Twelve Bar on July 28th 2009 in Music

Puttin’ On The Ritz

We don’t want to start any arguments here on A Story To Tell about who is / was the best but you have to give Fred Astaire his dues as the original bad boy of the dancefloor …Watch this clip – It will blow your mind …

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Its All Love on July 22nd 2009 in Music

Album Cover Of The Day – Doggystyle

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Its All Love on July 22nd 2009 in Music