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Loik - Power To The People

Loik Power To The People
Loik - Power To The People
(MP3 Podcast on Kraked, 2008-11-04

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Today the world changes, Obama running the USA is really all about a revolution, not only because he's black but mainly by his incredible path, which you can learn about in "The Dreams Of My Father", written more than 10 years ago. Read this book and you'll realise how much the hope of a better world is no more an utopia, rather becoming a possible reality. Humility, cleverness, feeling and sensibility ruling the USA: that's really a revolution. So a little mix to celebrate what's happening with some of those who dreamed about it nearly 40 years ago. Yes we can...

Aujourd'hui le monde change, Obama à la tête des USA c'est bien d'une révolution dont il s'agit , pas seulement parce qu'il est noir mais surtout par son incroyable parcours que l'on découvre dans "Les rêves de mon père", écrit il y a plus de dix ans. Lisez ce livre et vous réaliserez à quel point l'espoir d'un monde meilleur ne semble plus une simple utopie mais bien une réalité envisageable. De l'humilité, de l'intelligence, du feeling, de la sensibilité à la tête des Etats-Unis, c'est bien une révolution. Alors un petit mix pour célébrer l'événement avec certains de ceux qui il y a bientot quarante ans en avait révé. Yes we can...

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Tracklisting :
01. John & Ernest - Soul President Number One
(from 'Soul President Number One' 7 inch, 1973 / Rainy Wednesday)
02. Jimmy Sabater - Times Are Changin'
(from 'Solo' album, 1969 / Tico)
03. The Impressions - Mighty Mighty
(from 'The Young Mods' Forgotten Story' album, 1969 / Curtom)
04. The Universals - New Generation
(from 'Quantic presents The World's Rarest Funk 45s' compilation, 2007 / Jazzman)
05. The Chi-Lites - (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People
from '(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People' album, 1971 / MCA)
06. Chocolate Milk - America
(from 'We're All In This Together' album, 1977 / RCA)
07. The Main Ingredient - Black Seeds
(from 'Black Seeds' album, 1971 / RCA)
08. James Brown - Funky President
(from 'Reality' album, 1974 / Polydor)
09. Curtis Mayfield - Power To The People (demo)
(from 'Curtis' CD Reissue, 2000 / Rhino)
10. Leroy Hutson - Time Brings On A Change
(from 'Love Oh Love' album, 1973 / Curtom)
11. The Voices Of East Harlem - Oh Yeah
(From 'Right To Be Free' album, 1970 / Elektra)

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Credits :
Artwork by Djouls (
Selected, mixed and mastered by Loik (


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Henda K Henda K ·  05 November 2008, 10:39

Light is black-black is light in America. He had a dream... another blackman has a dream.
Dreaming is believing and becoming realistic.
"Times are changing" chantait Jimmy sabatter, "pas seulement parce qu'il est noir" (il est juste de préciser...)

Lire "les rêves de mon père", j'ajoute regarder "Black music", écouter la playlist "Power to the people"...Et tout s'éclaire !

Yes he can
Yes you can
yes I can
Yes we can

Jean Bloguin Jean Bloguin ·  05 November 2008, 12:44

Obama, il a cassé la baraque ! la baraque, Obama !

Jean Bloguin, humoriste !!!!!

Soulist Soulist ·  05 November 2008, 19:36

Bravo .... Très bonne idée .... Beau texte ... Bon mix ...

Soulist a fond

GuiGui GuiGui ·  05 November 2008, 23:08

On peut difficilement faire mieux...
Power to Loik !

victor victor ·  06 November 2008, 13:37

Belle initiative.
Merci pour ce post. Superbe sélection Loik.
Mention spéciale à Mighty Mighty des Impressions.

Pour aller dans la continuité groovy et rejoindre le slogan d'Obama, j'aurais même ajouté "Yes we can can" des Pointer Sisters.

Longue vie à vous et à votre super site.

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