“How Long (Bet’cha Got A Chick On The Side)” by The Pointer Sisters (1975)

The Pointer Sisters were musical chameleons; able to tackle throwback pop, dance music, middle of the road yacht rock, hard rock, jazz and even country with relative ease. Every couple of albums, they sounded like a completely different group. 1975’s “How Long” finds the Oakland-bred quartet (at least that’s what they were at the time)… Read More “How Long (Bet’cha Got A Chick On The Side)” by The Pointer Sisters (1975)

“Can’t Hide Love” by Earth, Wind & Fire (1975)

Here are some awesome things about “Can’t Hide Love” -The horn charts. That cluster of ascending notes that begins the song make it instantly recognizable. And I think any appreciator of soul music has to give props to the Phenix Horns. -The vocal interplay of Maurice White and Philip Bailey. Reese stays low to the… Read More “Can’t Hide Love” by Earth, Wind & Fire (1975)

“(Can You) Remember The Rain” by The 21st Century (1975)

Rain is a metaphor for bad romantic times once again. “(Can You) Remember The Rain” is a dramatic ‘70s deep soul ballad by a group called The 21st Century. The Chicago-based harmony group claimed this as their only hit, and it was relatively minor, at that. This was one of those 45s that I found laying… Read More “(Can You) Remember The Rain” by The 21st Century (1975)