Get off yer horse and check out a few samples from volume one of the two-volume Dirty Laundry compilation that rounds up a collection of black country-soul nuggets, both covers and originals (James Brown covering Hank Williams, anyone?), from the sixties and seventies. Thanks to mr. Ryan for the turn-on.
MP3: Bettye LaVette :: What Condition My Condition Is In
MP3: James Brown :: Your Cheating Heart (link fixed)
MP3: Bettye Swann :: Just Because You Can’t Be Mine
Amazon: Dirty Laundry: The Soul of Black Country