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Sound & Groove: "Mother Of Violence" Part 2

This is the 4th official podcast episode of 2018 here on the Sound & Groove Podcast. It's a bit overdue but no need to worry, as I've pledged another 2 episodes yet to come throughout this calendar year. This is the 2nd in a 2-part theme on songs about the darker side of our nature, ie violence. So get ready for songs of murder, deceit, disgrace, riot, mayhem and general anarchy muhahaha. Oh, but also a treasure trove of delicious music to sink your teeth into.

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Sound & Groove- "Songs Of The Celestial" Part 1

This here is the 1st official episode of 2017 for the Sound & Groove Podcast but of course it's way overdue. Don't fret though. Another 5 will still follow here in the rest of 2017. This particular edition is the first of a 2-episode theme with songs of the celestial- ie dealing with or alluding to outer space and all the various orbital/flying objects found in it. 

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Sound and Groove - Elvis Costello: Left Out of the Essentials, Part II

The debate raged on about whether Elvis Costello was punk or simply just pub rock or even power pop. But Costello embarked on a career where he tackled just about every genre under the sun and proved himself an intelligent, subversive singer-songwriter along the way.

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Sound and Groove - Al Green: Left Out of the Essentials

By 1973, there was no bigger soul star than Al Green. Just when the Memphis-based soul scene looked played out and all but spent as a commercial force as the 70's dawned, green emerged from a little known record label called hi records to revive the sound. With Willie Mitchell as a writing and production guide, a string of smash hit singles and LP's resulted over the next 7 years- though the hot streak wavered by the end with the advent of disco.

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