LIVE: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings @ The Egg, 1/22/11

January 25th, 2011, 4:00 pm by Sara

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

“What I do is what I do,” Sharon Jones told the dancing-room-only crowd at the Hart Theatre at The Egg. “It ain’t about the money… ‘cause we been doin’ this a long time without money!”

Like a lot of “overnight sensations” (Bob Seger, Otis Redding), Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings racked up a lot of miles on the road before the rest of the world discovered them, and they were doing the same supercharged Stax-era R&B long before they blew the roof off super-fests like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. And all that road work really shined through during the three-hours-and-change “Daptone Super Soul Revue” on Saturday night.

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