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August 4th, 1967: Listen to "Stagger Lee" from James Brown's new album

Listen to 'Stagger Lee' from James Brown's new album

The events we write about at Gaslight Records happened in some form or another 50 years ago to the day. Roll along with us and imagine you are back in 1970.

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James Brown & His Famous Flames have released a new studio album on the King record label. Cold Sweat is the 34 year old's 3rd album out this year and 21st album to date.

Listen below to Brown's cover of "Stagger Lee" from Cold Sweat via Spotify.

Cold Sweat:

01 Cold Sweat, Pt. 1
02 Cold Sweat, Pt. 2
03 Fever
04 Kansas City
05 Stagger Lee
06 Good Rockin' Tonight
07 Mona Lisa
08 I Want to Be Around
09 Nature Boy
10 Come Rain or Come Shine
11 I Loves You Porgy
12 Back Stabbin'

Upcoming Shows:

August 7th - The Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, USA

August 8th - The Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, USA

August 9th - The Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, USA

August 12th - International Sports Arena, San Diego, CA, USA

Listen to our "Evolution Of Stagger Lee" playlist on Spotify, which features versions by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Mississippi John Hurt, Dave Van Ronk, Pacific Gas & Electric, The Black Keys, Bob Dylan & Ma Rainey.

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Norman Greenbaum releases 'Spirit In The Sky' from his debut album: Listen

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December 30th, 1969: Norman Greenbaum releases "Spirit In The Sky" from his debut album: Listen

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The Clancy Brothers have released a new album of Christmas songs: Listen

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December 20th, 1969: The Clancy Brothers have released a new album of Christmas songs: Listen

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See photos from The Doors album cover shoot in Los Angeles today

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December 18th, 1969: See photos from The Doors album cover shoot in Los Angeles today

The new Doors album is due for release early next year.

 
Four people died over the weekend at The Altamont Speedway Free Festival

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December 10th, 1969: Four people died over the weekend at The Altamont Speedway Free Festival

Here's the story of Altamont in quotes from many of the people involved.

 
The Rolling Stones have released a new studio album ahead of their free concert tomorrow at Altamont

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December 5th, 1969: The Rolling Stones have released a new studio album ahead of their free concert tomorrow at Altamont

As The Stones finish their run of U.S. concert dates they have released their eighth album, Let It Bleed.

 
This summer Bob Dylan sat down for an interview with Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine

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December 4th, 1969: This summer Bob Dylan sat down for an interview with Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine

Read the transcript below of Dylan and Wenner's interview from June this year

 
Emmylou Harris covers Bob Dylan on debut album

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December 3rd, 1969: Emmylou Harris covers Bob Dylan on debut album

Listen to Harris's cover of Dylan's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" from her album Gliding Bird

 
Peter Stone Brown covers Bob Dylan's 'She Belongs To Me'

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Watch Roy Orbison perform 'Oh, Pretty Woman' with Johnny Cash last week

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October 4th, 1969: Watch Roy Orbison perform "Oh, Pretty Woman" with Johnny Cash last week

Orbison appeared on The Johnny Cash Show in Nashville

 
Mixtape October 1969

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October 1st, 1969: Mixtape October 1969

It's the end of Summer 1969, here's what I'm listening to.

 
Tyrannosaurus Rex released a new single 'Pewter Suitor' this week - Listen

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October 1st, 1969: Tyrannosaurus Rex released a new single "Pewter Suitor" this week - Listen

The new single was left off the band's album Unicorn, from earlier this year.

 
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