Monday, December 17, 2007
Ike Turner passed away last week. He was 76.
Donald Fagen writes a fine obituary in Slate magazine. You can read it here:
And why not give Ike's Rocket 88 a spin while you're at it:
And here's Roscoe Gordon's No More Doggin' mentioned by Donald in the obituary:
And, believe it or not, but Donald's favorite is up on YouTube to hear as well!
"My favorite from this period, though, is "I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song)" by the Ikettes, with Dolores Johnson singing the lead vocal."