A unique blend of funk, soul,
R&B, and urban contemporary sounds which unites the past with the
present and the future by the man behind the mask of famously
historical, The Sounds of Virginia (TSOV), along with a company of
The album kicks off with the rowdy, rude, crude “I
Don't Care What You Say,” a song about a defiant and exasperated man
confessing his disdain for the woman who hurt him and how he has
discovered how she wronged him. There is a relatively clean version,
dirty and nasty versions, as well as an instrumental.
is the fun but naughty, hookish throwback to the days of popular R&B
bands with “Good Girls Do Bad Things” (But bad girls do good things to
you). It's funky and jazzy. This leads into “Give Up the Cash,” the
story of a desperate man in need of funds to pay off a pile of bills as
he ponders and plots to rob a bank and the outcome.
followed by two ballads, “What You Gonna Do About Him,” a song about a
man who wants to know what his new lover plans to do about the choice
between him and her old boyfriend. “Tell Me Again” is a sing about a
man wanting to hear those words again which make him feel good and
secure in the relationship.
A couple of other smooth tracks with
limited vocals but lots of hook are “He's Cool” and “Blame It On Him”
plus instrumentals to most of the songs. Each track also features the
exquisite guitar of the much traveled and experienced A.B.A. Taft.
an interesting and fun collection of songs and a variety of styles
mixed together in a cohesive collection with a bridge from the past to
the present and into the future displaying the versatility and faces of
the man Behind the Mask, Danny Gold.
1. I Don't Care What You Say
2. Good Girls Do Bad Things
3. Give Up the Cash
4. What You Gonna Do About Him
5. Tell Me Again
6. I Don't Care What You Say (Dirty Mix)
7. I Don't Care What You Say (Nasty Mix)
8. He’s Cool
9. Blame It On Him
10. Good Girls Do Bad Things (Inst)
11. Give Up the Cash (Inst)
12. What You Gonna Do About Him (Inst)
13. Tell Me Again (Inst)
14. I Don't Care What You Say (Inst)
Behind the Mask
-- Then and Now
Then: The Collegians; The Deceptions; Peace, Justice and Equality; Royalty; Danny Gold & Co.
Now: Danny Gold; Danny Gold & Co. featuring A.B.A. Taft; Capitol Nation
from the rough and tumble streets of Newport News in a section they
called “The Bottom,” Daniel Goldstone forged a path towards his dreams
of being in the music business like some of the stars he met in his
youth—people like Charlie McClendon, The Five Keys, “Baby” Lloyd
Stallworth of James Brown’s Fabulous Flames, The Avalons, The Chateaus,
and The Leaders. Then there were his friends and associates like Little
Joe & the Every Day People, the Poindexter brothers and The
Persuaders, Al Johnson and The Unifics, and a guitar playing wizard and
friend, David Williams.
Goldstone would sing on the corner of
25th Street and Jefferson Avenue (Two-Five & J) like the rest of the
top singers of the area in that era, learning to blend and harmonize
and carve out their own unique styles, but he had plans to form his own
groups who would sing songs he wrote and produced himself. Starting as a
drummer and then moving to the vocals, first Goldstone was with a group
called The Collegians, and then he formed The Deceptions who recorded
records and toured the country. Later he did the same with a group
known as Royalty before forming the group Peace, Justice and Equality
before he went with Danny Gold & Co.
As time went on, Daniel
Goldstone opened record stores and worked as an independent record
promoter for many of the major and independent labels in the country,
where he found himself with some of the biggest names, legends, and
pioneers in the business, including the artists behind some of the music
he grew up listening to and the creators behind some of the biggest
acts in the country.
It was during this time that Goldstone
went solo for awhile as Danny Gold. He later teamed up with one of his
former guitarist and music director, A.B.A. Taft, and recorded under the
name of Danny Gold & Co. featuring A.B.A. Taft, as well as a
release under the name Capitol Nation.
But whether it was then as
The Collegians; The Deceptions; Peace, Justice & Equality; or Danny
Gold & Co.; or now as Danny Gold; Capitol Nation; or Danny Gold
& Co. featuring A.B.A. Taft, it has all been Daniel Goldstone Behind
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