20. Sarah Sings Soulfully – Sarah Vaughan (1963) New Entry Produced By Teddy Reig; Arranger Gerald Wilson 19. For Women Only – Pearl Bailey (1965) New Entry Produced By Hugo & Luigi; Arranged By Benny Carter & Louis Bellson 18. … Continue reading This Week’s Top 20 Classic R&B/Jazz Albums
He was a music lifer who contributed to several momentous periods in music and also created an iconic dance jam. We are very sad today to report the passing of the great Hamilton Bohannon at age 78 Bohannon moved from his native … Continue reading R&B News: Legendary Artist and Producer Hamilton Bohannon Dies At 78.
20. Suddenly – Billy Ocean (1984) New Entry Produced By Keith Diamond 19. Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes and Brasil ’66 – Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 (1966) New Entry Produced By Herb Alpert & Jerry Moss 18. In New … Continue reading This Week’s Top 20 Classic R&B/Jazz Albums
The remixes are by producer Eric Kupper and are all created from the original multi-track masters taken from the Motown vaults, although this shouldn’t be confused with remix projects that limit themselves to ONLY audio on the multi-tracks (e.g. Blank & … Continue reading R&B News: Universal Music is to release Supertonic Mixes, a new Diana Ross remix album in June.
He wrote one of the most iconic songs of the middle 20th century – one that is still revered today. We are sad to inform SoulTrackers of the death of Eddie Cooley, the songwriter who co-wrote the now classic song “Fever,” and … Continue reading R&B News: Songwriter Eddie Cooley Dies At 87.
20. Mingus Dynasty – Charles Mingus And His Jazz Groups (1959) New Entry Produced By Teo Macero 19. Blue World – John Coltrane (1964) Re-Entry Producer Unknown 18. Angel Of The Night – Angela Bofill (1979) New Entry Produced By … Continue reading This Week’s Top 20 Classic R&B/Jazz Albums
Soul music diva Toni Braxton last graced the charts with new music, on 2018’s Sex & Cigarettes album and its two hits, “Deadwood” and the glorious “Long As I Live.” Now she is back with a new label (Island) and a new single that … Continue reading R&B News: Hear R&B Diva Toni Braxton’s New Single “Do It”.
20. Ship Ahoy – The O’Jays (1973) 2nd Week / Last Week #14 Produced By Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff 19. Look Out for Number 1 – The Brothers Johnson (1976) 2nd Week / Last Week #13 Produced By Quincy … Continue reading This Week’s Top 20 Classic R&B/Jazz Albums
Major figures from across the worlds of music and entertainment have been paying tribute to the late Bill Withers, who has died at the age of 81. The ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ and ‘Lean On Me’ musician’s death on Monday (March 30) was … Continue reading R&B News: Entertainers Pays Tribute To The Late Bill Withers.
Finally, the long-sought-after album is back on vinyl and CD, and available digitally for the very first time. Fodder On My Wings, the 1982 album from legendary singer, songwriter and activist Nina Simone, is available now on Verve/UMe. A personal … Continue reading Jazz News: Nina Simone’s 1982 Rarity, ‘Fodder On My Wings’ Receives Vinyl Release.