The Good Stuff

There are simply two kinds of music, good music and the other kind ... the only yardstick by which the result should be judged is simply that of how it sounds. If it sounds good it's successful; if it doesn't it has failed. --  Duke Ellington

This purpose of this thread is to provide a place to post outstanding examples of the Good Music. 
Genre Immaterial.

On the Old Kentucky Shore // Joan Osborne & Ricky Skaggs

My CD has a different cover art, but it is the same album.


Grover Washington Jr.


Verve   1972 / 2008

Washington's first session as leader.


Inner City Blues :

Mercy Mercy Me :

Ain't no Sunshine :



Solomon Burke

It's Saturday night somewhere.

Solomon Vincent McDonald Burke was an American singer who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s. He has been called "a key transitional figure bridging R&B and soul", and was known for his "prodigious output". Wikipedia

Born: March 21, 1940, Philadelphia, PA

Died: October 10, 2010, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands


Along about midnight :

No more nights by myself :

Good rockin' tonight :

Ain't nobody's business :



Kenny Burrell / Grover Washington Jr.


Blue Note  1984

Kenny Burrell(guitar), Grover Washington(saxophone), Ron Carter(bass), Jack De Johnette(drums), Ralph MacDonald(percussion)


Soulero :

Asphalt Canyon Blues :

Togethering :

What am I here for :