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Echoes/Redferns
2 weeks 1 day ago
2021 Introduction: In celebration of the 77th birthday of the legendary Gladys Knight, a SoulMusic Hall Of Fame inductee and the inclusion of Gladys & The Pips (2013 Lifetime Achievement inductees) into the list of semi-finalists for the ‘Motown’ category in the May round of voting for The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame, we revisit this in-person interview by David Nathan with Gladys along with a show review from November 1971 at The London Palladium…
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2 weeks 2 days ago
The jazz legend kept them guessing.
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Michel Linssen/Redferns
2 weeks 3 days ago

As most soul fans first heard it when it was released in 1975, "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" was a bittersweet song about moving to a new chapter in life.

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2 weeks 4 days ago
SoulMusic Records is proud to present a 3-CD deluxe box set consisting of the two albums the group cut for Warner Brothers, 1987’s ALL IN THE NAME OF LOVE, the 1989 set WE’RE MOVIN’ ON and LOVE CRAZY, a third LP recorded for the Warners’ imprint, Reprise Records in 1991, all with primary production by David & Wayne Lewis, and co-production by Jonathan Lewis. Released May 28th, 2021
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Ron Howard/Redferns
2 weeks 3 days ago
2021 Introduction: Among the semi-finalists for induction into the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ category is Freda Payne, whose recording and performing career spans close to six decades, starting out in 1963 with a jazz album! In the early ‘70s, Freda achieved global success with hits like the timeless “Band Of Gold” and “Bring The Boys Home” and in 1976, she shared with David Nathan that it was time for a new beginning…
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2 weeks 4 days ago
Miss Patti cooked up some of our favorites back in the day.
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Columbia Records
2 weeks 5 days ago
Revisiting a neo-soul classic.
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3 weeks ago
"I Swear" was No. 1 for 11 weeks in 1994.
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