"Soul Vaccination" by Tower of Power

Strong Songs

25-08-2023 • 49 mins

Kirk climbs inside the machine-gun rhythms and unstoppable grooves of the legendary Oakland funk outfit Tower of Power.

Written by: Doc Kupka and Emilio Castillo

Album: Tower of Power (1973)

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ALSO DISCUSSED:

  • "What is Hip?" "Squib Cakes" "Only So Much Oil in the Ground" "Don't Change Horses (In the Middle of a Stream)," "So Very Hard to Go," "Credit," all by Tower of Power
  • "Saturday Night Live" theme by Howard Shore, feat. Lenny Pickett
  • "Cold Sweat," "I Got the Feelin'," "Mother Popcorn," "Funky Drummer" by James Brown, 1967-70
  • "Soul Vaccination" live from Soul Vaccination: Tower of Power Live, 1998
  • Drum examples performed by Russ Kieiner, recorded by Nick D'Errico

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