Released December 2, 2019, the 32-cut soundtrack is produced by the music supervisors for the documentary, Grammy nominee Dondi Bastone and TunesMap founder G. Marq Roswell. It’s executive produced by Williams and White Horse Pictures CEO Nigel Sinclair and mastered … Continue reading R&B Music News: 2 LP Of HBO Documentary Film ‘The Apollo’
November 2, 2019 10. Boogie Down – Eddie Kendricks (1974) 2nd Week / Last Week #9 Produced By Frank Wilson, Leonard Caston Jr. 9. Unmistakably Lou – Lou Rawls (1977) New Entry Produced By Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Bobby Martin, Jack … Continue reading This Week’s Top Ten R&B Albums Selected By My Vinyl Peers On Instagram
Gospel-soul pioneers the Staple Singers will have their storied Stax years commemorated with the 6 December release by Craft Recordings of the 7LP vinyl box set Come Go With Me: The Stax Collection. This celebration of one of the greatest gospel and … Continue reading R&B Music News: Staple Singers Honored On New ‘Come Go With Me’ Vinyl Box Set
When the Girls’ Girl Talk came out in 1984, Prince’s Minneapolis sound was huge. R&B was full of Prince and Time imitators, and many artists reasoned that an easy way to score a quick hit was to be as Minneapolis-sounding as possible. Like those two sexy girl-groups; Vanity … Continue reading R&B Album Review: Girl Talk – The Girls’
Buddy Guy epitomizes “good guy.” That’s one takeaway from Jim Farrell’s admiring, affectionate documentary of the 83-year-old Chicago bluesman. The film illustrates the inspiration that Guy received from such giants as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, and his own dedication … Continue reading Blues Music News: New Documentary ‘The Torch,’ About Blues Legend Made Its World Premiere,
This 10LP collection draws upon a wide range of sources, including many newly-discovered tracks unearthed for the first time from archives located all over the world, such as “Trompin” (jukebox-only release for Cinematone, 1939), “What’cha Know Joe” (undocumented radio performance, … Continue reading Jazz Music News: HITTIN’ THE RAMP: THE EARLY YEARS (1936-1943) is the first large-scale collection of the pivotal early recordings of Nat’s recording career.
Guided by the forces of family, faith, and music, Sheila E. has made a name for herself as one of the most talented musical icons over the decades. With a fearless nature and a passion for sharing her gifts with … Continue reading Pluginin R&B Hall Of Fame: Drummer Sheila E.
October 22, 2019 10. Pizzazz – Patrice Rushen (1979) 2nd Week / Last Week #7 Produced By Charles Mims, Jr.,Patrice Rushen & Reggie Andrews 9. Somewhere In My Lifetime – Phyllis Hyman (1978) New Entry Produced By Larry Alexander, Skip Scarborough, Barry … Continue reading This Week’s Top 10 Adult Contemporary Albums Selected By My Vinyl Peers On Instagram