FCS Daily Music Video – ‘I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free’ Mavis Staples , Levon Helm

Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She rose to fame as a member of her family’s band The Staple Singers (she is the last surviving member of that band). Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) was an American musician who achieved fame as the drummer and one of the threeContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free’ Mavis Staples , Levon Helm”

FCS Daily Music Video – Johnnie Johnson with Chuck Berry, Keith Richards

Johnnie Clyde Johnson (July 8, 1924 – April 13, 2005) was an American pianist who played jazz, blues and rock and roll. His work with Chuck Berry led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Clip from the film ‘Hail! Hail! Rock’n’Roll

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Brick House’ (Commodores) Candy Dulfer, Lional Ritchie (2008)

Candy Dulfer (born 19 September 1969) is a Dutch jazz and pop saxophonist. She began playing at age six and founded her band Funky Stuff when she was fourteen. She has performed and recorded with Prince, Dave Stewart, Van Morrison, and has performed live with Alan Parsons (1995), Pink Floyd (1990).  Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, recordContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Brick House’ (Commodores) Candy Dulfer, Lional Ritchie (2008)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘What’s Going On’ Marvin Gaye (1972)

Marvin Pentz Gay Jr., who also spelled his surname as Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), was an American singer and songwriter. He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of successes, earning him the nicknames “Prince of Motown” andContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘What’s Going On’ Marvin Gaye (1972)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Clare Torry and The Great Gig in the Sky’ Pink Floyd

Clare H. Torry (born 29 November 1947) is a British singer, well known for writing and performing the wordless vocals on the song “The Great Gig in the Sky” by the group Pink Floyd on their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon. Comments: David Gilmour…we basically told Clare Tory (studio vocalist) that we did NOT want worded lyrics asContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Clare Torry and The Great Gig in the Sky’ Pink Floyd”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Back Door Man’ The Doors (1970)

The Doors were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore. They were among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s, partly due to Morrison’s lyrics and voice, along with his erratic  stage persona.  The band took its name from the title of AldousContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Back Door Man’ The Doors (1970)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Contact’ Edwin Starr (2003)

Here is “Contact”, Edwin Starr’s disco song which topped the US Disco Chart in 1979, performed in Stuttgart in 2003. Edwin Starr was an American Soul singer from Nashville, Tennessee. On April 2nd 2003 Edwin Starr sadly passed away from a heart attack. Lyrics below Contact!Across the crowded disco roomThrough a maze of dancing peopleSheContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Contact’ Edwin Starr (2003)”

FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Before You Leave’ Six60

Six60 are an Indigenous Dunedin band formed in Dunedin, Otago in 2008. Lyrics below “Before You Leave” Run before you walkSing before you talkLook until you seeFly before you leave Thought I was holding up the worldBut I wasn’t even standingLooked down and I was empty handedIt wasn’t till I felt the wavesCrashing all around meThat I knew IContinue reading “FCS Daily Music Video – ‘Before You Leave’ Six60”