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  1. Oct 05,  · An album project Hooks worked on in the s, The Godson of Soul, was reissued by Evidence Records on CD in , followed on the label by a new album, Another Saturday Morning, in Hooks is.
  2. Ellis Hooks Godson of Soul (Evidence Music, CD - ECD) Review Date: Nov by Jim Angehr Back in , after a few scorching albums on small U.S. and European record labels, singer Ellis Hooks seemed ready to conquer the world with a reinvigorated approach to a musical genre–soul—either long-consigned to oldies radio or electro-smoothed into urban contemporary sludge.
  3. Ellis Hooks is back with a new CD that should get a whole lot more airplay than it is likely to receive. The disc, called "Godson of Soul," is an old-fashioned tour through the soul landscape of the mid-sixties, a striking recreation of the sounds of Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Picket and the great Stax-Volt artists that taught America how to boogie.
  4. An album project Hooks worked on in the s, The Godson of Soul, was reissued by Evidence Records on CD in , followed on the label by a new album, Another Saturday Morning, in Hooks is the true continuum in the celebrated Southern traditions of soul, blues, and gospel; his voice, while reminiscent of some of the greats, is.
  5. Hooks' most recent release was Another Saturday Morning, which was issued in July Festival work. In May , Hooks performed at Memphis in May. Hooks appeared at the Kitchener Blues Festival in August Other recordings.
  6. I'd suggest Hooks put the reins on that voice a few times and try some slow Southern Soul to balance things out next time. "Another Saturday Morning" (Evidence ) *** I'd give this record a rave just for the fact it's packed fair and square with 16 new tracks (!) all written by producer Jon Tiven, wife Sally Tiven and Ellis Hooks. A lotta.

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