Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 117

Heights of Abraham- “The Cleric” This has been one of those weeks that by the time you reach Saturday, you really want to take it down a notch. That’s exactly what we’re going to do with this week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. The group is The Heights of Abraham, an electronica collaboration formed […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 116

Stevie Wonder and Sting- “Higher Ground & Roxanne” It’s a twofer/twofer night for the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music pick. The first twofer is two great artists on stage….Sting and Stevie Wonder. The second twofer is that they are performing two great songs…Wonder’s Higher Ground and Sting’s Roxanne. So it’s a double dose of talent […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 115

Kings of Leon – Pyro Week 115 of the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick introduces us to a group noted for their alternative, arena rock sound. The group is Kings of Leon with brothers Anthony Followill, Ivan Followill, Michael Followill and their cousin Cameron Followill. The song is Pyro. So tonight it’s the Kings […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 114

Peter Tosh – “Equal Rights” Jamaican reggae musician Peter Tosh is this week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. Tosh was a core member of the band The Wailers and went on to a successful solo career. The song tonight is Equal Rights…Enjoy…DJPJ

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 96

Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks – “Stand Back” Folks are feeling a little sluggish after the Holiday so this week on the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick it’s time to kick things up a notch and get back into gear. Doing the shifting will be Fleetwood Mac with Stevie Nicks performing the hit song Stand Back. […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 95

Buddy Holly – Not Fade Away The year is 1958 for this week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick and the song is Not Fade Away by the legendary Buddy Holly. One of the pioneers of rock and roll, Holly has been described by critic Bruce Eder as “the single most influential creative force in […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 94

Edwin Starr – “War” We had a request for tonight’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. The song is “War” and singing this revered protest classic is none other than the man that made it a such a famous hit, Edwin Starr. While he couldn’t match what he did with War, he had several Top […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 93

Nina Simone – “Mississippi Goddam” The Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick this week is a real treat. Once again it features the incredible Nina Simone. The song is Mississippi Goddam and was Nina’s response to murder of Medgar Evers and the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four black children. The […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 92

U2 – “Beautiful Day” Tonight’s featured song on the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick is one of U2’s biggest hits to date…Beautiful Day. It is the first track from their 2000 album, All That You Can’t Leave Behind. According to Bono, Beautiful Day is about “a man who has lost everything, but finds joy […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 91

Stevie Ray Vaughan – Superstition The Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick this week is all about guitar playing and some rockin’ blues. The song is Superstition and performing it is one of the most accomplished guitar players ever…Stevie Ray Vaughan. This sentence from a biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine sums up this incredible performer […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 90

Burning Spear – “Slavery days” Burning Spear was the very first Soothing the Beast BFP Jamiol Music Pick. After 89 weeks, I thought it might be nice to revisit his music. Tonight’s piece is Slavery Days by once again… Burning Spear. The sound quality on this clip seems a lot better than most so crank […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 89

Playing for Change- “Higher Ground” This week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music pick is Higher Ground by Playing for Change. A multimedia movement, Playing for Change was created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. The project was started in 2004 by Mark Johnson and Enzo Buono. Using mobile recording equipment, […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 88

BeBe & CeCe Winans – “I’ll Take You There” Last week it was all about soul on the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick with Aretha doin’ her thing. This week we segue into a little gospel with brother/sister Gospel duo BeBe and CeCe Winans performing their version of the Staple Singers’ 1972 hit song […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 87

Aretha Franklin – “I Say a Little Prayer” I went over the list of music we’ve listened to on the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick over the past 86 weeks and noticed one glaring omission and tonight we rectify that by featuring the legendary High Priestess of Soul Aretha Franklin singing I Say a […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 86

Robben Ford & The Blue Line – “You Cut Me To The Bone” This week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick features American blues, jazz and rock guitarist Robben Ford & The Blue Line performing You Cut Me to the Bone. Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists today, known for his blues playing […]