“Family Affair” by Sly & The Family Stone (1971)

Sly & The Family Stone’s “Family Affair” has to be one of the weirdest number one singles ever.  First off, it marked an early experiment with the Rhythm King drum machine, a device that produced an incredibly unique sound. I’m sure it sounded futuristic in 1971. It sounds delightfully primitive (in an endearing way) these… Read More “Family Affair” by Sly & The Family Stone (1971)

“Baby, I’m Scared Of You” by Womack & Womack (1984)

There’s honestly not too much I want to say about “Baby, I’m Scared Of You”. It’s a groovin’-ass record, with a Gamble/Huff Philly soul flavor. It’s also got a false ending, and I’m a sucker for those. I’ve often regretted not being old enough to have been part of the club scene in the Eighties, and… Read More “Baby, I’m Scared Of You” by Womack & Womack (1984)