Kania Tucker's father played the entire Stevie Wonder album "Hotter Than July" during every summer camping trip, and she recalls the special connection she shared with a surprise skit at the end of his favorite song.
What makes this Etta James' classic so important to PJ Johnston? Well, it's not everyday you get to meet Ms James herself. Johnston did just that at a party thrown by (then) Mayor Willie Brown in 1997.
Women in stunning gowns, men in black tie and tails... these are just a few images of the Art Deco party scene of yesteryear that Russell Piti imagines as he's listening to this tune from the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.