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Who wrote the "You don't knock" gospel?

The liner notes for Trio credit this to "Roebuck Staples/Wesley Westbrooks". Roebuck was "Papa" Staples, the founder of the Staples Singers. Wesley has various credits on discogs. He was a musician ...
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Historical context of 70s Soul Music

Soul music started as a secularized form of gospel music, and tended to retain from its roots a certain spiritual quality and concern with moral uplift, although it also added a physical sensuality, ...
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Seeking song with passionate noises to sample

I'm assuming this is a project for your own personal enjoyment --if you're sampling for a commercial project, you'll need to either get all your samples cleared or make sure they are 100% in the ...
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Seeking song with passionate noises to sample

The first two that come to mind for me are: 1) "Love to Love You Baby" by Donna Summer 2) "French Kiss" by L'il Louis Or are these going too far the other way?
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Who are the actresses in Mariah Carey's Through the Rain?

The actress in your first screenshot is Jamie-Lynn Sigler. The second is uncredited. According to IMDb and Wikipedia sources on the music video, the cast is limited to: Mariah Carey (herself) Jamie-...
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Genre of KNW THT by YUKI AME

This is a subgenre of a subgenre of a subgenre! The larger subgenre is called Vaporwave and here's what has been said about it: Vaporwave is a microgenre of electronic music and an Internet meme ...
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Northern Soul(?) track very similar to intro of "Holy City" by Joan As Police Woman

The track I was thinking of was Heat Wave by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas. The rhythm is a little different, but the notes of the repeating verse riff are very similar.
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