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Soul Sister #52

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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings:Got To Be the Way It IsandMake It Good to Me
From: Dap Dippin' With Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings [Daptone, 2002]
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings:Stranded In Your LoveandMy Man Is a Mean Man
From: Naturally [Daptone, 2005]
Sharon Jones:When the Other Foot Drops Uncle andHumble Me
From: 100 Days, 100 Nights [Daptone, 2007]

For those of you who are perplexed about the title of this post, the "#52" refers to the age of the talented lead vocalist Sharon Jones from Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are a ten-piece soul-funk band from Brooklyn who released a small pressing of their first album Dap Dippin' With Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings on Daptone Records in 2002. The band consists of Sharon Jones on vocals, Daptone label-head Gabriel Roth on bass, Neil Sugarman (formerly of the Sugarman Three) on sax, along with core members of The Mighty Imperials and the Soul Providers. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings have recorde…