January 9, 2008

Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady

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It's no surprise this track feels so good once you realise who's playing on it. Bernard Purdie behind the kit, Chuck Rainey on bass, Cornell Dupree on guitar, Richard Tee on organ and, on top of all that of course, Aretha Franklin on vocals.

I think the key to making this groove feel good is getting your head around the laid back lope of Purdie's 16ths. The bass line is very strong and very present in this tune so lock in with it. This is a great tune, and a great feel to play. Have fun with it!

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