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SoulMusic Records is proud to present a first-of-its-kind complete collection of all of the Atlantic and Stax recordings by Carla Thomas, released between 1960-1968. With a total of 94 tracks, “Let Me Be Good To You” celebrates ‘The First Lady Of Stax Records’ whose 1961 classic hit ‘Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)’ led to the Memphis-based label’s distribution with Atlantic Records. Sequenced by session, the deluxe 4-CD set includes tracks from Carla’s four solo albums, plus the famed 1967 “King & Queen” LP of duets with the late Otis Redding.
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Tag along as My Classic Soul podcast host David Nathan invites renowned entertainment journalist Janine Coveney to discuss the legacy of 1969's 'First Take.' 
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In Graffiti Bridge, Prince dazzled in a number of guises, from titillating ruffles, belted blazers to flaring pants.

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41 years ago, Chic delivered the funkiest, chart-topping tune with a hooky bassline that became one of hip hop's most immortal samples.
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ARETHA… Reflecting on my thoughts on August 16, the second anniversary of the passing of the acknowledged ‘Queen Of Soul’ (with whom I first had contact back in 1966, as a teenage fan writing a letter c/o her father’s church and, oh happy day, getting a reply) – I find myself drawn to the aspects of her music, her legacy and her personality, notably different from what first touched my heart and soul…
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After The Marvelettes declined "Where Did Our Love Go," The Supremes took the song and headed straight to No. 1.
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As Mayfield sang in his final album, "Never forget that the life we live is oh so beautiful."
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Lionel Richie had just flown the Commodore coop when he got the call to perform the biggest solo gig of his life. 

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