Lou Lawton “Knick Knack Patty Wack” (Wand, 1967): NY Night Train YouTube Party Platter

NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

I know very little about Lou Lawton other than the fact that he was a boss soul singer from Savannah, Georgia. I picked up this nursery rhyme clapper from New England top-notch soul DJ Ty Jesso and it’s always been a dependable way to get the party started! More »

Ruby Johnson “What Comes Up Must Come Down” (Neb’s, 1963): NY Night Train YouTube Party Platter

NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

I learned this wild Washington, DC stomper from thee legendary Kid Congo Powers and liked it so much that I included it on my Norton Records compilation “Souvenirs of the Soul Clap, Vol. 1″. More »

Nomads, “Not For Me” (Stark, 1966): Today’s NY Night Train YouTube Party Platter

NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

Hailing from Mount Airy, North Carolina, The Nomads deliver one of the most brutal and snarling rockers ever carved into vinyl. More »

Spyder Turner “Ride In My 225″ (Fortune, 1964): Today’s YouTube Party Platter

NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

A couple years before Spyder Turner hit the big time with his virtuosic soulful rendition of “Stand By Me”, he dropped by Detroit’s iconic 3942 Third Avenue address aka Fortune Records aka Mecca to cut this supreme screaming raw bluesy soul rocker! More »

COLE ALEXANDER of BLACK LIPS and DREW REDMOND of NORTON RECORDS take over HOME SWEET HOME FRIDAY

– July 17 NYC Chinatown – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down!
with Norton Records’ DREW REDMOND and special guest dj COLE ALEXANDER of The Black Lips
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meanwhile, across the drink, Jonathan Toubin concludes his summer tour of major European festivals with appearances at the following:

– July 17 Salacgriva, Latvia – Positivus Festival – JT dance party on a night headlined by Placebo
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– July 18 Dour, Belgium – Dour Festival – JT dance party on a night also featuring Lauren Hill, Horace Andy, Agnostic Front, Acid Baby Jesus, Hatebreed,and more
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– July 19 Benicassim, Spain – Festival Internacional De Benicassim: JT dance party on a night also featuring Portishead, Franz Ferdinand + Sparks, Public Enemy, The Cribs, A-Trak, etc
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Roy Brown and His Mighty, Mighty Men “Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town” (King, 1953): NY Night Train Party Platter

NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

Outside of perhaps Rufus Thomas’ “Bear Cat”, “Mr. Hound Dog’s In Town” may well be the best “Hound Dog” answer song. I heard DJ Primo of San Francisco’s Oldies Night turn this one a few years ago and immediately started sniffin’ its trail! More »

Mac Rebennack (AKA Dr. John!) “Storm Warning” (Rex, 1959): Today’s NYNT Party Platter

em>NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

This is Dr. John’s first record – the mysterious tremolo-drenched voodoo instrumental “Storm Warning”. More »

Dorothy Berry “You Better Watch Out” (Planetary, 1964): Today’s NY Night Train Party Platter

em>NY Night Train just started uploading an original 45rpm vinyl record every day on YouTube – the NYNT Daily Party Platter Playlist Hit up NYNT YouTube channel every day to see what’s cookin’…

Anyone interested in 1950s and 1960s r&b and soul 45s knows that Dorothy Berry waxed loads of stellar sides on a number of labels. Though she was prolific and made some of the better records of her time, she never recorded an LP and her tracks have never been compiled into a career retrospective. More »