Unskippable Songs: Honey Cone-“Sunday Morning People”

  It might be a late Wednesday morning, but no time is a bad one to listen to Honey Cone’s “Sunday Morning People.” I’m of the mindset that Motown-influenced, Northern...
By    July 22, 2009

 

It might be a late Wednesday morning, but no time is a bad one to listen to Honey Cone’s “Sunday Morning People.” I’m of the mindset that Motown-influenced, Northern Soul released in 1970 on the Holland-Dozier run imprint, Hot Wax Recordings, can rarely be anything less than brilliant. And “Sunday Morning People” is no exception, with the Los Angeles all-girl trio excoriating hypocritical Christians for going to church all Sunday and “hating their neighbor all week.” Fuzzy guitars churn, lead singer Edna Wright sings with righteous fury, the Honey Cone back-up singers coo with a sweetness that tops even Honey Comb cereal. Andre the Giant would’ve approved. 

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MP3: Honey Cone-“Sunday Morning People”

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