R&B Hall Of Fame: “The Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, (born March 25, 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.—died August 16, 2018, Detroit, Michigan), American singer who defined the golden age of soul music of the 1960s. With more than 20 No. 1 R&B hits, singles sales that have long since surpassed the $10 million mark, … Continue reading R&B Hall Of Fame: “The Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin

R&B Music News: Hollywood intersection is renamed “Berry Gordy Square” In Honor Of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy

Gordy joins other entertainment legends such as comedian Bob Hope, singer Ray Charles, and former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, who have all been previously honoured with a square in Hollywood. Gordy danced his way up to the podium, singing … Continue reading R&B Music News: Hollywood intersection is renamed “Berry Gordy Square” In Honor Of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy

R&B Songwriters Hall Of Fame: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

American songwriting and production team Kenneth Gamble born August 11, 1943 and Leon A. Huff born April 8, 1942, are credited for developing the Philadelphia soul music genre known as Philly sound of the 1970s; in addition to forming their own label, Philadelphia International Records. Gamble & Huff … Continue reading R&B Songwriters Hall Of Fame: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

This Week’s Top Ten R&B/Soul Albums Selected By My Vinyl Peers On Instagram

November 13, 2019 10. Give Me The Night – George Benson (1980) Re-Entry Produced By Quincy Jones 9. Martha And The Vandellas Live – Martha And The Vandellas (1967) New Entry Produced By: Unknown 8. Natalie Live! – Natalie Cole … Continue reading This Week’s Top Ten R&B/Soul Albums Selected By My Vinyl Peers On Instagram