Esther Phillips “Too Much Of A Man (To Be Tied Down)” (Roulette 7059-B,1969)

Esther Phillips “Too Much Of A Man (To Be Tied Down)” (Roulette 7059-B, 1969) As we draw back the light as a resource close to Christmas in the early days of Capricorn season, we continue to knock out Birthday Wishes. Today we celebrate the 80th Birthday of Capricorn Princess of Soul, Esther Phillips. Although she’s far often…

Anita Humes “Just For The Boy” (Roulette 4575-B, 1964)

Anita Humes “Just For The Boy” (Roulette 4575-B, 1964) She’s perhaps one of the most innocent and earnest voices in Soul Music. So it’s no surprise that Anita Humes got singled out to give audiences some of the most angst-ridden pop perfections of the early 1960s. Balancing the strife of love, affections and societal expectations…