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".
January 20, 2020 10. Prince – Prince (1979) New Entry Produced By Prince 9. On Top – Four Tops (1966) New Entry Produced By Brian Holland, Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier & Smokey Robinson 8. My Golden Favorites – Jackie Wilson (1960) New Entry Produced … Continue reading This Week's Top Ten Classic R&B Albums
International Soul-Pop Star Billy Ocean Drops “One World” For 70th Birthday Leave it to singer/songwriter Billy Ocean to make his grand return after over a decade off the scene with a sparkling danceable song that is a missive for us to heal … Continue reading R&B News: Billy Ocean Delivers An Emphatic 70th Birthday Present In “One World”.
January 13, 2020 10. Give Me The Reason – Luther Vandross (1986) New Entry Produced By Luther Vandross & Marcus Miller 9. Aretha Now – Aretha Franklin (1968) New Entry Produced By Jerry Wexler 8. Pure Smokey – Smokey Robinson … Continue reading This Week's Top Ten Classic R&B Albums
Born Sam Cook in Clarksdale, MS, on January 22, 1931, one of eight children of a Baptist minister and his wife. Sam Cooke was the most important soul singer in history — he was also the inventor of soul music, and its most … Continue reading Pluginin Exchange R&B Hall of Fame: "The Father of Soul Music" Sam Cooke
January 7, 2020 10. Warm Leatherette Deluxe Box Set – Grace Jones (1980) New Entry Produced By Chris Blackwell, Alex Sadkin 9. In Heat – Love Unlimited (1974) New Entry Produced By Barry White 8. Infinite Possibilities – Amel Larrieux (2000) … Continue reading This Week's Top Ten Classic R&B Albums
Expected Release Date Jan. 31, 2020 This Limited Edition 7” will be Made To Order and is exclusive to Prince.com – available to purchase for 7 days only. Production will commence at conclusion of onsale period and we anticipate shipping to take … Continue reading R&B News: I FEEL FOR YOU (ACOUSTIC DEMO) 7" EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION
Omar Lyefook MBE is without doubt, one of the greatest soul music talents the United Kingdom has produced in the last 40 years. If anyone has doubts about that, then they might want to consider the list of legendary artists … Continue reading R&B News: British Soul Singer Omar Releases "The Anthology" January 2020
Ben E. King was one of the soul and R&B singers who bridged the gap between the doowop and R&B vocal groups of the late 1950 and the soul boom of the 1960s, beginning his career as a member of … Continue reading R&B News: New Ben E. King Singles & Albums Collection 1960-62 Due January 17, 2020
December 31, 2019 10. Promise – Sade (1985) Re-Entry Produced By Robin Millar, Mike Pela, Ben Rogan & Sade 9. Mama Said – Lenny Kravitz (1991) Re-Entry Produced By Lenny Kravitz 8. Bootsy? Player Of The Year – Boosty Collins (1978) … Continue reading This Week's Top Ten R&B Albums Selected By My Vinyl Peers On Instagram