The Music Digest

Premiere DateFeb 1, 2014
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 Intro
00:36 Discussion
10:28 Retreat! Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings
13:57 Discussion
23:30 People Don’t Get What They Deserve Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings
26:42 Discussion
36:31 Stranger To My Happiness Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings
40:02 Finish

The Music Digest
DJs Pat, Matt, and Margaret

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings’ newest LP, Give the People What They Want, which was released on January 14th by Daptone Records, displays the 11-piece group’s musical prowess. The album touches upon funk, soul, pop, and a variety of different ‘60s and ‘70s reference points. As always, the music is a pleasant, catchy, well-produced offer from the talented ensemble.

Give The People What They Want
1. Retreat!
2. Stranger To My Happiness
3. We Get Along
4. You’ll Be Lonely
5. Now I See
6. Making Up And Breaking Up (And Making Up And Breaking Up)
7. Get Up And Get Out
8. Long Time, Wrong Time
9. People Don’t Get What They Deserve
10. Slow Down Love

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (photo from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings)
February 10 – Lincoln Theatre – Washington DC
February 11 – Lincoln Theatre – Washington, DC
February 13 – Fletcher Hall – Durham, NC
February 14 – The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
February 15 – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
February 17 – Music Farm – Charleston, SC
February 18 – Beacham Theatre – Orlando, FL
February 20 – State Theatre – Saint Petersburg, FL
February 21 – Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL

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