Huey Lewis Biography
Huey's Live at 25 CD and DVD are out May 17th. We interrupted the Huey Lewis & The News 25th anniversay celebration to find out what Huey would put on a mixtape for ARTISTdirect!
1. "Respect" - Aretha Franklin
Simply one of the best records ever made.
2. "Ain’t No Use in Cryin" - Rance Allen
Obscure, but stunning performance from this gospel group. One of the most amazing voices ever.
3. "634-5789" - Wilson Pickett
Classic soul from a classic soul singer.
4. "She Used to Be My Girl" - O’Jays
5. "Brown Eyed Girl" - Van Morrison
6. "Shake Rattle ‘n Roll " - Big Joe Turner
Possibly the 1st ever Rock ‘n Roll record made.
7. "Sweet Home Alabama " - Lynyrd Skynyrd
A great song, even better record.
8. "Fly Me to the Moon " - Frank Sinatra
One of many great records from the “Chairman of the Board.”
9. " Everyday People " - Sly and the Family Stone
This group almost single handedly created funk from R&B.
10. " Hallelujah, I Love Her So" - Ray Charles
Gospel music with secular words created the foundation for soul music.