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HANNAH WILLIAMS & THE TASTEMAKERS: Tell Me Something (Liberties) (2013)

The latest from Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers is smouldering torch song Tell Me Something (Liberties), whereon our Hannah bemoans the insensitive male who takes her for granted. “You continue/ taking liberties” she sings with soulful ire, I do most everything, every day, every night…In the hopes that one day you’re gonna/ Do me right/ But you do absolutely nothing/ In retur…” – sorry love can you keep it down a
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HANNAH WILLIAMS & THE TASTEMAKERS/ SUSAN CADOGAN & THE CRABS CORP.: I’m A Good Woman/ Day After Day (2013) Video

It’s Italian label Record Kicks tenth anniversary this year and one of the ways they’re celebrating is this limited 45 on which the A-side is a cover of Barbara Lynn’s I’m A Good Woman. Now, it’s always a risky business covering a genuine soul sister classic because back in the day, most of the best got their training early (as in when they were kids) in gospel choirs (Aretha, Candi and Marva to
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HANNAH WILLIAMS & THE TASTEMAKERS: A Hill Of Feathers (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
If getting mainstream recognition in a genre that was last cutting edge forty-odd years ago is climbing ‘a hill of feathers’ then I reckon relative newbies on the global funk and soul scene, Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers (featuring one Jimi Needles as drummer), are making excellent time to the summit. Why?
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