Song — Have You Been Good to Yourself
Artist — Johnnie Frierson
Picked by HelloVon
Date 29.03.20

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Up on the Song of the Week playlist is 'Have You Been Good To Yourself' by Johnnie Frierson (brother of Wendy Rene who featured 4 weeks back).

I love this song. Its so unusual. Like a stripped back instructional Gospel/Deep Soul/Folk mantra. Contemporary in its use of mindfulness terminology that gets bandied around today but home recorded by Frierson (I think in the 60's) and distributed on cassette in small numbers in the 90's around his home town of Memphis . It was remastered and released as the title track of a 👌 7 song album last year by the Light in the Attic records . It seemed so apt to share his focus on self-care, uplift and universal 🖤 amid what's happening in the world right now.
In keeping with the stripped back nature of the recording I thought I'd try keeping it simple on the artwork. This week using the 6B ✏️ in Procreate.

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