Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Snake - Al Wilson

Al Wilson's "The Snake" from 1968 is the king cobra of northern soul. It's one of the few records that managed to slither into nearly every mod playlist from the past decade. If you like songs with a little bit of bite then you'll definitely dig this cautionary tale.

Al Wilson performing the b-side on Soul Train.

This Lambrini advert helped reintroduce "The Snake" to a whole new generation and audience.

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