August 6, 2019 10. Thankful – Natalie Cole (1977) New Entry Produced By Chuck Jackson, Marvin Yancy, Larkin Arnold 9. The Pharaohs – In The Basement (1972) New Entry Produced By The Pharaohs 8. Aretha Franklin – Aretha (1980) New … Continue reading This Week’s Top Ten R&B Albums Selected By Instagram Followers
Motown’s 60th anniversary celebrations continue with a set of landmark Motown albums available as a five-LP set with a with a custom turntable slipmat. The limited edition, multi-artist vinyl series Motown In Mono will be released by Motown/UMe on 8 November. As the … Continue reading Motown Releases 5 Classic Albums For Its 60th Anniversary Celebration
It is one of the greatest albums of the 20th century, and the one voted by Pluginin readers as the second best soul music album of the 1970s. What’s Going On was Marvin Gaye’s declaration of emancipation at Motown – an album that Berry Gordy Jr. … Continue reading Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On Live” Concert Album To Be Released
When it comes to musical legends, they don’t get much bigger than David Porter. The renowned songwriter and producer is a cornerstone of historic Stax Records. His songs, many co-written by fellow legend Isaac Hayes, drove Stax to the top … Continue reading Stax Legend David Porter Enlightens On “The Classics”
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!
“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”.
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”