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  1. TrueGrit Purple Belt

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    So I've always enjoyed older music, but never really knew where to look or who to search. When I watched the movie Looper last night this song was played while the credits rolled, and I just sat back and relaxed while it played.



    So basically my question is, what other artists would you suggest I look up in order to find music similar to this? Any and all suggestions are appreciated, thanks.
     
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    maybe you'll like this song

     
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    That I did, thanks. See the problem is even when I recognize a song, I don't know much about the artists back then. Probably my fault more than anything.
     
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    you can't go wrong with the doobie brothers either:

     
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    Rolling Stones, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Doors, the Who, Rush, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Chicago, Deep Purple. Good places to start.

    Also, I love 50's oldies - ie "Runaround Sue", "Runaway", "Dream Lover", etc. There are too many to name and many were one hit wonders. There are also quite a few one hit wonder songs from the 60's and 70's (ie "American Pie") that are too numerous to mention.
     
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    i thought he was looking for soul/funk/r&b
     
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    Thanks for the recommendations, but I pretty much know all the artists you listed. And like another poster already said, I'm looking more for soul/R&B/jazz type stuff. I'll check out some of the ones you listed from the 50's though, thanks.
     
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    I love the Temptations but im sure youve heard of them.

    I love thier rendition of earth angel.

     
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    Believe it or not I haven't heard of them. That's what I mean when I say I'm fairly clueless when it comes to these kinds of artists. Good song as well, thanks.
     
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    Can't go wrong with Sam Cooke
     
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    QFT

    Sam Cooke is legendary.

     
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    Damn, now that's a voice right there. I almost feel ashamed for not knowing most of these artists lol. Better late than never.
     
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    Good one! Carry Me Carrie is one of my favs, though really, all of Dr Hook's songs are amazing.
     

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