DIAMONETTES and OTHER DILEMMAS It’s not always easy to tell the story of an artist, or the records they created. Sometimes every answer just brings another question, with clarity never really showing up for the ride. It reminds me of George Harrison’s insightful line, borrowed from the Tao Te Ching: “The farther one …
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The First Deep City Related 45, and Miami Girl Group Confusion!
Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound – A Biased Review
“Willie Clarke, this is your life!” So read one of the live tweets that was shown on the big screen, prior to the Miami premiere of Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound. In many ways, it was accurate. Clarke, as you may know, co-founded the first black-owned record company in the state …
Willie Clarke & Deep City Records: The Movie
It’s not every day that a living legend walks through your door. If you don’t care about Florida soul music, then the name Willie Clarke probably means nothing to you. But if you love the sound of southern soul, full of energy, emotion, and of course, “that driving beat”, then you understand what I mean. …