Tag: Atlantic

  • The Making of Aretha Franklin’s “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)”

    The Making of Aretha Franklin’s “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)”

    Wilson Pickett moved towards Percy Sledge, ready to punch him, hard.  Sledge had popped in during one of Pickett’s recording sessions at the Muscle Shoals Fame Studios, and as his name would suggest, began to sledge Pickett, telling him first he sounded like Otis Redding, and then like James Brown.  That’s the best way to […]

  • Buying Vintage Soul and RnB on Vinyl

    Buying Vintage Soul and RnB on Vinyl

    The story so far: I’m building a vinyl record collection for the sum of £116.99, which just happens to be how much it costs to buy the new Oasis Box Set of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory. So far, I have something old (by Chuck Berry), something new (by Oasis), so it was time for […]

  • Led Zeppelin: A Vinyl Buyer’s Guide

    Led Zeppelin: A Vinyl Buyer’s Guide

    The “Do What Thou Wilt” inscription on Led Zep III Want to know why some Led Zeppelin vinyl LPs sounded better than most other rock LPs? Read on… It is received wisdom that the earliest Led Zep UK pressings – with a plum and red label, rather than the later green and yellow label – […]