another photogenic band
Mott the Hoople were one of those groups who, like the Rolling Stones, seemingly were made for publicity photos. I love this one (left to right: Buffin, Mick, Verden, Overend, and Ian). For an extra treat, click the source link on that page and check out the June 29, 1974, issue of Billboard magazine where the photo appeared as a promo for the band's latest single. Scroll down from there for articles about Captain Beefhart's new album and Shelly Manne's work as a studio player. Fun stuff.
A Soul/R&B/funk playlist
Not meant to be at all comprehensive, just the best of the tunes I remember hearing as a kid. Take a listen:
A lawyer who likes to write music commentary.