Wednesday, December 18, 2013

an English soul-blaster

Last night as I wandered aimlessly through the living room, the TV set was tuned to The Voice. And at that moment, five young folks were singing together a rendition of "Hold On I'm Coming." All five had technically impressive pop-style voices. Not one had the sheerest trace of a molecule of soulful cool.

Someone should write a scientific paper or convene an arcane symposium on the rare eruption of youthful, earthy cool. How it is that Eric Burdon became possible and then happened.

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