Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 20

Nina Simone This week’s BFP/Jamiol pick is “I Shall Be Released” written by Bob Dylan in 1967. It has been covered many times by a slew of singers across the musical landscape. None did it better than the late American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Nina’s cover of Dylan’s song […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 19

Pink This week’s BFP/Jamiol pick is American singer-songwriter, musician and actress Pink singing her song “Dear Mr. President” live at Wembley Arena. Pink’s incredible career has bought her 3 Grammy’s, 5 MTV Video Music Awards and 2 Brit Awards. Of all her songs, she considers this open letter to George Bush her most important. Her […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 18

Tina Turner & Tony Joe White Sooner or later we had to have Tina Turner as our BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. She needs no introduction. The only problem with her music is picking out a song from a career of phenomenal songs and performances. I decided that I would segue into her song from last week’s […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 17

Tony Joe White Tonight’s BFP/Jamiol music pick is what “Soothing the Beast” is all about. American singer-songwriter and guitarist Tony Joe White wrote his hit Rainy Night In Georgia back in 1962. It has been covered by many artists but no one does it like Mr. White. So break out that frosty mug of beer […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 16

Steppenwolf This week’s BFP/Jamiol Music pick was really easy. It was a request from our own Bill Bergman so it’s almost like a night off for me. Bill’s pick is Monster by Steppenwolf. John Kay and Jerry Edmonton wrote and released this powerful song back in 1969 almost over 40 years ago. Listening to the […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 15

Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac was one of the most celebrated bands of all time. Stevie Nicks’ voice, choice of music and persona took the band to unheard of levels. Nicks is still out there singing and performing with various younger artists. This performance, back in 1976, of Rhiannon is probably her best ever…an incredible intensity […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 14

Solomon Burke This week’s BFP Jamiol music pick has 2 things going for it. First off, it’s a request from Sibel and secondly it’s a song performed by Solomon Burke aka “King Solomon.” Burke also earned the title “the Muhammad Ali of soul” for his ability to transcend Gospel, R&B and Soul. Tonight we listen […]