Here are 24 more tracks from the deep reserves of Kent/Modern ’60s and early ’70s soul. The selection is a thorough cross-section of the company’s favored stylings – blues, funk, straight soul, jazz-tinged ballads and deep wailers along with a … Continue reading Music News: Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern’s Black Tracks 1963-1971
Eighty-five years after he was born and 35 years since his death, soul music legend Jackie Wilson will receive a pair of honors next month. On Sept. 4 the Detroit-born singer — whose hits include “Reet Petite” and “Lonely Teardrops” (co-written by … Continue reading Soul Music Legend Jackie Wilson Finally Receives Walk Of Fame Star
Article By Howard Duke Grover Washington Jr. made a trip to the great northwest and heard a funk band that the world needed to know about. Washington connected the band with the Crusaders’ Wayne Henderson who helped the land a … Continue reading Music News: Legendary Funk Band Pleasure Is Back!
The 29-city, North American tour will kick off on October 17 in Columbia, South Carolina at Township Auditorium. Tasia and co. will hit major cities in the U.S. including Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, New Orleans and Houston. The tour will … Continue reading Fantasia has announced “The Sketchbook Tour” with special guests Robin Thicke, Tank and The Bonfyre.
“Good Man”: “The song tells the story of the everyday man that works purposely, diligently, and lovingly to uphold the vows, values, and standards of the common, everyday good man. In many respects, it’s every bit the anthem for men … Continue reading Music News: O’Bryan Unveils New Soul Anthem “Good Man”.
Just over a year ago, Impulse! had a phenomenal success with Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, a startling assemblage of studio recordings made by the John Coltrane Quartet in 1963. That two-disc set posthumously gave Coltrane his first-ever debut on the Billboard … Continue reading Music News: New John Coltrane Album, ‘Blue World,’ Set For Release
Johnny will be returning soon with a new album, and already has a hit with the first single, “Soul of a Woman.” Now he returns on a duet with former New Edition mate, and his recent touring partner, Ralph Tresvant. “Perfect” is … Continue reading New Music: Perfect – Johnny Gill Ft Ralph Tresvant
Alexander O’Neal, the soul star of the 80s and 90s who, with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis producing, issued such now classic singles as “If You Were Hear Tonight” and “Fake.” What they may not know is the the talented … Continue reading Music News: Alexander O’Neal Drops New Single “Think Of Who Loves You”
Article By EuroWeb.com *We’re hearing some disturbing news about the health one of our beloved icons, Stevland Morris a/k/a Stevie Wonder. Stevie is not doing well due to kidney issues and is on dialysis, so says Patti Jackson, veteran radio personality at WDAS in … Continue reading Music News: The Legendary Singer Stevie Wonder Is Rumored To Be Struggling With His Health.
Jazz singer Gregory Porter returns to his hosting duties after the success of “Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices” with his own podcast ‘The Hang’, airing on August 8. Over the course of 10 weeks, Gregory sits down with such distinguished names … Continue reading Music News: Gregory Porter Introduces New Podcast Series, “The Hang”