Sharon Jones – 100 Days 100 Nights
by Winston "Stone" Ford
If you don’t know, we loves us some Sharon Jones, and of course I’m glad that she’s back in the cut and ready to drop a new album in October. If you don’t know Sharon Jones is almost like the long lost female twin of James Brown, and creates straight up old school soul that sounds like it was recorded in 1957, not 2007. Her latest effort doesn’t deviate from the formula. The album, titled100 Days 100 Nights reunites her with backup band The Dap Kings. There was some speculation that Ms. Jones had some animosity towards the Kings since they backed up Amy Winehouse on her latest album and that Jones was mad that a white girl got more shine in media and MTV and she’s still on her grind in small clubs. But from the looks of it, all is well at Daptone records and Ms. Jones even got hand picked by Denzel Washington for a movie role.
Check out the single, and let me know what you think.