Monday, April 7, 2008

Deep Feeling

Chuck Berry
Deep Feeling
Chess 1653 - 1957

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"Deep Feeling" is the flip of "School Day" and is a pretty radical departure from Chuck's usual sound. As we were speaking before of theme intros, I heard this song once a week for years when I was living in New Orleans as the start of "the Governor's mansion" show on WWOZ. Not once did I have a clue that it was a Chuck Berry song. That slow, languid tempo and that slide technique? Who woulda thought? Quite a revelation when I put this one on the player and thought: "Aha!, of course..."

p.s. a quick check of the 'OZ website reveals that the Governor is still doing his thing every Monday night from 10:00 to Midnight.

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