20. Soul Brothers – Milt Jackson & Ray Charles (1957) New Entry Produced By Nesuhi Ertegun 19. Ellington Uptown – Duke Ellington And His Orchestra (1952) New Entry Produced By George Avakian 18. Buena Vista Social Club Presents – Omara … Continue reading This Week’s Top 20 Classic Jazz Albums
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.
10. Funky Divas – En Vogue (1992) 2nd Week / Last Week #15 Produced By Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy 9. I Wish It Would Rain -Temptations (1968) New Entry Produced By Norman Whitfield 8. Cats Without Claws – Donna … Continue reading This Week’s Top 10 Classic R&B/Pop Albums
10. In Love With Love – Debbie Harry (1987) New Entry Produced By Seth Justman 9. Make Room (B- Side) – Sade (1988) New Entry Produced By Sade, Mike Pela & Ben Roga 8. I Would Die 4 U – … Continue reading This Week’s Top 10 R&B/Pop Singles
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