Beginning a new series at SoulMusic.com under the banner, "Soulful Appreciation," we salute and honour artists within the soul and R&B world who more than deserve a little 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T'! First up, we present THE METERS with thoughtful reflections from Perry Thompson, CEO & President of the Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society
New feature at SoulMusic.com, focusing on recent and upcoming reissues of music by artists in the classic soul, funk, R&B, jazz and related genres..
Pharaoh's Dream (ft. David Nathan) featuring Jermaine Lockhart: Like Learning How To Fly (SoulMusic Records-Digital/Warner X)
SoulMusic Records-Digital is proud to present "Like Learning How To Fly," the latest recording by Pharaoh's Dream (ft, David Nathan) with special guest Jermaine Lockhart, written and produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass; distributed on major digital platforms worldwide by Warner X
SoulMusic Hall Of Fame inductee Sarah Dash’s passing in September 2021 was a shock to many music lovers. Her otherworldly soprano was an essential ingredient to the sound of Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles and Labelle. When Labelle dissolved and the group’s members each began solo careers; thankfully, Sarah's 1988’s LP " You’re All I Need" is now available digitally...
SoulMusic Records (SMR) in association with Cherry Red Records has created a superb set of 2-CD anthologies, honouring the work of a number of classic soul, R&B and jazz-funk artists
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, Perry Thompson shares how Stevie Wonder worked tirelessly with others to ensure that Dr, King's legacy would be observed with MLK Day as a US federal holiday on the third Monday of each January; with Wonder's timeless "Happy Birthday" now a global anthem...
On January 12, 1959, Berry Gordy, Jr. founded Motown Records (originally Tamla Records) in Detroit and in so doing, created not just a record company but a sound that has resonated throughout the world since with a stable of legendary artists whose music remains simply timeless
In appreciation of Ronnie Spector (August 10, 1943-January 12, 2022), one of the pioneering artists of the '60s whose career spanned six decades, renowned music historian and essayist Larry Flick offers his personal reflections and reminiscences of the distinctive, influential and much-loved entertainer...