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CD Naturally [Sharon Jones (Dap-Kings)]
CD Dap Dippin' with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
CMJ (7/8/02, p.11) - "...Listeners will be barrelled over by 30 minutes of bona fide, soul-shaking funk...an album of authentic soul and funk, a sound many contemporary bands fail to achieve....outrageously groovy beats..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.102) - "...Rife with rugged bass lines, choppy guitars and bumping brass, the album starts with a wild 'star-time' build-up, introducing Sharon Jones herself as 'badder than badder'....go shake your tail feather."
CD I Learned the Hard Way
Rolling Stone (p.64) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he details are period-perfect: Every guitar scratch and brass blast sounds like it was teleported straight from 1965 or 1972."Spin (p.87) - "[The Dap-Kings] tackle the laid-back instrumental groove of 'The Reason' with horns blazing."Entertainment Weekly (p.69) - "[P]ure joy, even when heartbreak sends her voice digging deep." -- Grade: A-Living Blues (p.35) - "I LEARNED THE HARD WAY jumps off in dramatic fashion, ten seconds of cinematic flair and brass fanfare as the Dap-Kings roll out a red carpet entrance for Sharon Jones, the undisputed queen of modern soul."Billboard (p.32) - "[T]he Dap-Kings keep their arrangements brisk and enjoyable on tracks like the funky opener 'The Game Gets old' and doo-wop standout 'Give It Back.'"Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Gabriel Roth's production gives Jones and the band a sizzling live presence throughout....Jones is in tremendous voice from start to finish."Mojo (Publisher) (p.55) - Ranked #23 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "Jones' finest yet....She convinced on tales of hardship that rivaled Etta James's."Paste (magazine) (p.68) - "Jones and the Dap-Kings make the kind of music that moves them, and their feverish passion is contagious....This is Jones and the Dap-Kings' moment."Pitchfork (Website) - "'Better Things' in particular is incredible, a brilliant kiss-off in which Jones reveals layers of anguish beneath her anger, while the band supports her with a heavy Muscle Shoals-style groove."Uncut (magazine) (p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Give It Back' is a nice Brill Building pastiche....[With] effective arrangements..."
CD Daptone Gold [Digipak]
Spin (p.82) - "[T]he musicianly commitment -- and old-school analog production -- is undeniable....Lee Fields is simply the second coming of Otis Redding."Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Daptone is quite simply the most important soul label today: Here's the proof."
CD The Great Debaters
Living Blues (p.57) - "Jones, best known as the charismatic leader of her Brooklyn-based band the Dap-Kings, lets loose on 'Wild About That Thing'..."
CD 100 Days, 100 Nights
Rolling Stone (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 -- [With] some of the finest horn charts ever created for soul music -- funky, jazzy, subtly voiced things that compare to Pee Wee Ellis' trickiest writing for James Brown."Spin (p.106) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[Sharon Jones' songs] sound old and new, wiggly and sexual, raw and cooked..."Entertainment Weekly (p.64) - "[T]he Dap-Kings' slower, moodier template gives Jones' voice the space it needs to soar." -- Grade: A-Uncut (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Dap Kings' Southern Soul simulation is in high demand these days....It's all impeccably done..."Magnet (p.101) - "This is a retro soul act with songs that are more than just horn-and-rhythm showcases. Some feature sly major-to-minor transitions and guitar solos..."Down Beat (p.62) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] hook-laden tunes that often sound like newly discovered Motown or Invictus Records sessions."Living Blues (p.62) - "100 DAYS, 100 NIGHTS opens with the cascading horns of the title track before the funk-drenched rhythm section and Jones' rich vocal wash over the ears in vintage analog glory."No Depression (p.102) - "Jones and the Dap-Kings reproduce the sounds and the soul feeling of Motown and James Brown...[with] funky ease and gospel fervor and emotional complexity..."Q (Magazine) (p.121) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Jones is a] gospel-raised New Yorker with a voice like a tornado..."
CD Up in the Air: Music from the Motion Picture
CD Late Night Lounge [Hi Note]
CD Soul Men: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
CD Rewind! 4
CD Putumayo Presents: Rhythm & Blues [Digipak] 
CD NPR Discover Songs: Soul Revival
CD New Soul Voices
CD The Wolf of Wall Street (602537675333)
CD Genius of...Soul Disco Funk [Digipak]
CD Heart & Soul [Universal] (600753452134)
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