The final cut on the Rolling Stones classic 1972 'Exile on Main Street' was 'Soul Survivor,' a mid-tempo rocker featuring Mick Taylor's bendy guitar licks, and Keith Richards ... guitar and gospel-tinged raveup at the song's conclusion a fitting end.
Nov. 19 — Greyhounds (neo-soul), Volcanic Theatre Pub ... Dec. 14 — Todd Haaby and Sola Via (nuevo flamenco guitar), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. Dec. 16 — Collie Buddz, with Jesse Royal (dancehall/reggae), Domino Room, Bend, eventbrite.com.
This is no place for tired blues licks and second-guessing hearts. L.A. rockers Vintage Trouble are currently fine-tuning the frequency of gospel-soul passion in Rock music ... by Ty Taylor (vocals), Nalle Colt (guitar), Rick Barrio (bass), and Richard.
Rather than the woody acoustic tones of banjos, mandolins and guitars that defined the Be Good Tanyas, there there are horns, kick-arse grooves, and the bass, organ and slinky guitar licks of Hi ... really drawn to soul and gospel. I never really sought.
The soul singer is 78, a veteran whose career began on the gospel circuit with her family group The Staple ... But the surrounding mood is warm, an analogue glow of organ and guitar licks. “We go high when they go low,” she sings at one point, applying.
Besides the seemingly lack of ego, what made D’Angelo stand-out from his R&B contemporaries was his conscious decision to embrace the down-home foundations of blues and gospel ... soul men like Al Green, Issac Hayes, Joe Tex and Johnny “Guitar.
At her husband (and now guitar ... gospel: late nights, hot licks, and intoxicating love. Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles – To watch Sarah Borges strut and howl onstage is to participate in rock n roll communion, all glistening sweat and high kicks.
It was a classic rock ‘n’ roll ballad, but you couldn’t hear a guitar. The primary riffs were triggered ... it was more important that the songs were built around repeating licks, a 4/4 stomp and a charismatic, soul-baring singer.
“You were born to fly, take off so high/ Open your eyes, cause baby your were born to fly,” Smith smoothly croons on the album opener “Touch the Sky” alongside a funky guitar riff ... hop to Jill Scott’s neo-soul to the gospel melodies that.
vocals and tasty guitar licks call to mind a younger Bonnie Raitt. Trucks said not a word the entire evening. He didn’t have to. His guitar expressed more than his words ever could. Trucks moved fluidly from blues to gospel, from rock to jazz.