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Funny Man - Curtis Salgado - Soul Activated (CD, Album)


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2001
Label: Shanachie Entertainment - #9028 • Format: CD Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues, Blues Rock, Soul

It's a great harp instrumental that is arguably the best cut on the album, but it sounds ridiculously out of place sandwiched in between all the other "soul activated" tunes.

Those are filled with cool phrasing, hot sweat, and a helluva voice. Curtis Salgado. Add to Cart. How to Order. International Shipping. Return Policy. Order Items by Catalog. View Catalogs Online. Elsewhere, Salgado wades in the rocking swamp blues of "Heartache," shifts into Johnny "Guitar" Watson funk-soul mode for the title track, and heads to Memphis for the Hi-styled "Drivin' in the Drivin' Rain," the latter one of four originals co-written by Salgado.

There's more than a little Delbert McClinton to his raspy voice, which he uses to terrific effect on the moody, obsessive "My Confessions. Blues looms large in his catalog of influences, and Salgado pays tribute to one of the genre's icons in "20 Years of B. King" with lyrics comprised predominantly of King song titles. It sounds corny, but he pulls it off due to his obvious sincerity and by playing it straight. The connection with the Phantom Blues Band is both natural and inspired as they lay into this material but never steal the spotlight from Salgado, who sounds enthused and, well, glad to be alive.

Comebacks don't get much sweeter. But they were sensible. My father worked very hard. Filling the house with music, the Salgado family created the perfect environment to nurture a young singer. Five by Five. It hits ya. It moved me. We got in fights over music. Music on the radio is changing. And Wilson Pickett comes home. Aretha Franklin. He was deep into it, they were passionate for it, and, of course, it spilled over to me. By his teens, Salgado was hearing the Rolling Stones. From the Stones he was turned on to Paul Butterfield.

That was it. Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, O. Wright and Little Milton also left big impressions. By the time Salgado turned 18, he was playing in bands.

Tarzana, CA. Drinking Late Night Heartache Relaxation. Track Listing. Old Enough to Know Better. I'd Rather Be Blind. Leon Russell. Portable Man. Delmark Goldfarb. Summertime Life. Nathaniel Phillips. The Harder They Come.



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  1. Yozshum Permalink
    I've never been disappointed with a Curtis Salgado CD, but his latest release, "Soul Activated" is a much welcomed return to the nitty gritty, swampy soulful blues for which he's acclaimed. Previous releases have included some booty-kicking rock, but NOBODY grinds the true blues like Curtis Salgado/5(13).
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  2. Nirr Permalink
    Label: Shanachie Entertainment - # • Format: CD Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues, Blues Rock, Soul Funny Man: 9: Everytime You Go Away: Hip Hip Baby: Curtis Salgado - Soul Activated Barcode and 4/5(3).
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  3. Dogal Permalink
    The album's title leaves no doubt as to its contents: Soul Activated is all about rockin' soul, classic R&B, and vocal throwbacks to the glory days of Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and the like. Curtis Salgado plunges headlong into a vocal potpourri, dishing out some very Price: $
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  4. Dijar Permalink
    Jan 09,  · Album · · 11 Songs. Sign In Browse Radio Sign In Soul Activated Curtis Salgado Blues · Preview SONG TIME Old Enough To Know Better. 1. PREVIEW I'd Rather Be Blind. 2. PREVIEW Portable Man. 3. PREVIEW PREVIEW I Sleep With the TV On. 6. PREVIEW Lip Whippin. 7. PREVIEW Funny Man. payexchange.neted on: January 09,
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  5. Goltijora Permalink
    The album's title leaves no doubt as to its contents: Soul Activated is all about rockin' soul, classic R&B, and vocal throwbacks to the glory days of Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and the like. Curtis Salgado plunges headlong into a vocal potpourri, dishing out some very 5/
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  6. Makazahn Permalink
    Curtis Salgado is on of the blues scene's finest soul-singing, harp-playing rockers. His latest album, Soul Activated, features special guests Jimmy Vaughan, the Memphis Horns and Lou Ann Barton. payexchange.net Consummate singer-songwriter-harmonica player Curtis Salgado has /5(15).
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  7. Gomuro Permalink
    The album's title leaves no doubt as to its contents: Soul Activated is all about rockin' soul, classic R&B, and vocal throwbacks to the glory days of Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and the like. Curtis Salgado plunges headlong into a vocal potpourri, dishing out some very hip covers and adding four tunes of his own. The covers include the Hall & Oates/Paul Young hit "Everytime You Go Away," a funky.
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  8. Kelrajas Permalink
    The album's title leaves no doubt as to its contents: Soul Activated is all about rockin' soul, classic R&B, and vocal throwbacks to the glory days of Sam & Dave, Otis Redding and the like. Curtis Salgado plunges headlong into a vocal potpourri, dishing out some very 5/5(6).
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