In association with Zealous Records, An Aquarium Drunkard will be giving away three copies of the Soul Sides blog-curated compilation Soul Sides Vol. 2 :: The Covers. Like Volume I, this comp is a solid addition to any enthusiast of old funk, soul and r&b’s collection. Each track has been hand selected, and is backed by liner notes from Soul Sides own Oliver Wang.
Tracklisting: 1. “Fever” by Sharon Cash (Peggy Lee) 2. “Feelin’ Alright” by West Coast Revival (Traffic) 3. “I Want To Hold Your Hand” by Al Green (The Beatles) 4. “Home Is Where the Hatred Is” by Esther Phillips (Gil Scott-Heron) 5. “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)” by Marcia Griffiths (Al Green) 6. “Che Che Cole” by Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (Willie Colon) 7. “Kissing My Love” by Spanky Wilson (Bill Withers) 8. “Let’s Straighten It Out” by O.V. Wright (Latimore) 9. “It’s Your Thing” by Cold Grits (Isley Bros.) 10. “Express Yourself” by Byron Lee and the Dragonaires (Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band) 11. “Walk On By” by El Michaels Affair (Burt Bacharach/Isaac Hayes) 12. “Viva Tirado” by Los Mozambiques (Gerald Wilson/El Chicano) 13. “Be Thankful For What You Got” by Donovan Carless (William DeVaughn)
The album hits retail May 22, and three of you can win a copy by answering the question below and sending your answers to: aquariumdrunkard @ gmail dot com. All entries must be in by midnight, Saturday May 19th. Winners will be chosen at random.
1) What New Orleans funk outfit once toured with the Rolling Stones and backed Dr. John in the studio?
MP3: Donny Hathaway :: Jealous Guy (from soul sides vol 1)
MP3: Amanda Ambrose :: (I Ain’t Singing) No More Sad Songs (from soul sides vol 1)
Pre-order: Soul Sides Vol. 2 – The Covers