Saturday, September 06, 2008
Saturday Soul: Mother's Finest
This Saturday Soul Session is so funky it should come with its own anti-perspirant.
In this vintage performance by little-known but legendary rock band Mother's Finest , frontwoman Joyce Kennedy is the definition of the term, "vocal power-house." Her sound is a fiery hybrid of Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Gladys Knight. But make no mistake about it, Kennedy's voice is remarkably original, and capable of singing quivers into your vertebrae.
From the 1977 album, Another Mother Further, here's "Baby Love":