Thursday, March 10

Nathaniel Rateliff's Stax playlist: Otis Redding, Sam and Dave and more

"The Night Sweats frontman selects a soul-baring slice of blues, a magical dance track and one of the most recognisable instrumentals recorded. Wendy Rene – "After Laughter (Comes Tears)." I love how haunting this song is in its instrumentation and arrangement. There is so much space for Rene’s vocals to shine, and she is so full of soul. It sounds far ahead of its time, and it was sampled in a Wu-Tang Clan song. ..."
Guardian (Video)
Otis Redding - These Arms Of Mine