This wave revisist the years 2001-02, during which time he put out The Rainbow Children and the One Nite Alone… series. All of the records are being released on CD and vinyl, with The Rainbow Children coming on clear vinyl with a rainbow slipmat included, and … Continue reading R&B News: The Next Round Of Prince Reissues Available Friday May 29th 2020.
35 years ago today, the debut album from one of the most successful—and most powerful—singers of all time was released: Whitney Houston, a stunning 11-song achievement that launched hit singles “How Will I Know,” “Saving All My Love for You,” and “You … Continue reading R&B News: Whitney Houston’ Album Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Vinyl Collector’s Edition.
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.
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”.
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.
The Prince Estate will release Prince‘s 2001 studio album The Rainbow Children and One Nite Alone (from 2002) on CD and vinyl at the end of next month, along with various One Nite Alone live variants. The Rainbow Children has been out of print for ages on both … Continue reading R&B News: Prince Estate to Reissue Long-Unavailable Albums In April 2020.
Titled Homecoming, it was a television hit, featuring Chaka and a 12-piece band covering songs from her entire career, both solo and as part of Rufus. Now, that show will be commemorated via the BMG label on March 13 with physical releases … Continue reading R&B Music News: On March 13th, Grammy Award-Winning Legend Chaka Khan Will Release Her First-Ever Live Solo Album, "Homecoming".
Posthumous inductee Whitney Houston will lead a new class into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers and Nine Inch Nails. Houston sold 200 million records worldwide was the first artist to have … Continue reading R&B News: Whitney Houston To Get Inducted Into The "Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame" In May 2020
Edsel presents Change: Everything And More – The Complete Collection (1980-2019), the complete story of Change, the innovative Italian/American studio group that launched Luther Vandross’ solo career with the Top 20 hits searching and the glow of love. This seven … Continue reading R&B News: Change – Everything and More: Complete Recordings 1980-2019
Soul Jazz Records are releasing their new ‘Space Funk ‘ Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84’, an intergalactic journey into black space, fuelled by funk, powered by computers. ‘Space Funk’ is a lovingly compiled collection of superb, rare and … Continue reading R&B & Jazz News: Soul Jazz Records are releasing their new 'Space Funk ' Afro Futurist Electro Funk in Space 1976-84'