These lovely summer days, call for a summer playlist. Now, there are two sides to this summer playlist story. There are those popular summer hits that everyone knows. From the Lambada to La Bamba. Great summer classics, I also replay those songs until I am tired of them. Which is after 100+ times usually. I am a really big fan of that replay button.
Remember the 1950s? Even if you don’t, you will know that this decade, Rhythm & Blues and Rock and Roll have an unbreakable bond. While I was watching a dvd today, I was intrigued by its background music. I was wondering which band of the 1950s was playing. Of course my best friend Youtube helped me out here. I was pleasantly surprised that I had to fast forward to the present because this band is not from the 1950s, but has been alive and kicking since 2008.
Presenting to you a Rockabilly band of the present featuring lovely Blues and Rock and Roll of the past: The Rhythm Shakers. This band with a very high 1950s Rock and Roll vibe, has an unique sound which is almost similar to the old days. However, there is one big difference. Where in the 1950s the Blues and Rock and Roll world was dominated …
Nostalgia is probably my middle name when it comes to fashion and movies. But let’s not forget the music!
Songs can be divided in different categories.:
…You’ve got songs that are pretty nice to listen to for a few months.
…Songs that bring back childhood memories.
…Songs on your ipod that you always skip, but never delete.
…Song on your ipod that you never skip and never delete.
…Songs that make you move (on the street, on the dancefloor…It doesn’t matter. Your feet won’t escape the beat).
…And of course: songs that make your soul move (with or without vocals).
Today a picked two songs from the last category. So here’s an ode to those musical masterpieces where no words are needed. The music speaks for itself. And since the Port of Rotterdam North Sea Jazz festival takes place in The Netherlands this weekend, I’m a little bit in the jazzy masterpiece mood:
Candy Dulfer and Dave Stewart – …