Cryin' in the Street - George Perkins and the Silver Stars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cdkOwaLSUk

First there's a note perfect intro nicked from Sam Cooke's wonderful "That's where it's at".

There's this military drum beat, on a snare, like the little drummer boy, then in comes George:

"I see somebody marchin', marchin' down the street, yeah......"


in a very sad high tenor, with occasional gospel responses. This is very sad, a funeral march for Martin Luther King. But that's the point: they're still marching even though they're crying. And praying.


And if you don't believe me about Sam Cooke, listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAIFI5hWPyw