Who Needs Abby? 35 Advice Column Tunes Spun From Womanly Wisdom

On a recent Women’s History Month post I denoted that as a Queer CIS Male, from an early age I took most of what I’ve learned about dealing from men from women. One large area where I took that advice from was from music. Therein lies the big root cause why my tastes in vintage music…

Anna King “The Big Change” (Ludix 103, 1963)

Anna King “The Big Change” (Ludix 103, 1963) Sometimes all it takes is one LP and a connection to a Soul Legend to solidify your place in R&B History. However, Anna King was much more than her year + affiliation with James Brown and his review. Today we celebrate what would have been the Philly…

Anna King “Sally” (End 1126-B, 1965)

Anna King “Sally” (End 1126-B, 1965) Dusty bins are packed with 45rpm singles where the B-side is far superior than the A side that was played for radio audiences. And Anna King’s last single effort is one of those perplexing affairs. Of course, given the time, the answer record A-side “Mama’s Got A Bag Of…