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1 month 1 week ago

Ben E. King's "Stand by Me" is inarguably the late singer's signature song - so beloved it climbed the charts in two different decades. But how did it come about?

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Atlantic Records
1 month 1 week ago
One of the most notable rock and soul hits of the decade.
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1 month 1 week ago
This month's Motown Spotlight from the illustrious Sharon Davis focuses on one of the 'bad boyz' of funk, Rick James, the impact of his best-selling 1981 album "Street Songs" and his first highly memorable visit to London...
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Gilles Petard/Redferns
1 month 1 week ago
Here's four good reasons why we think so.
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Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
1 month 2 weeks ago
A song beloved by people all over the world!
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1 month 2 weeks ago
Smooth jazz/soul outfit Pharaoh's Dream with a new digital release, "Follow," featuring special guest Najee...
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Michael Putland/Getty Images
1 month 3 weeks ago

Prince's second film Under the Cherry Moon may not be a classic of contemporary cinema, but its accompanying soundtrack album, 1986's

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Gilles Petard/Redferns
4 weeks 1 day ago
2021 introduction: In celebration of the anniversary of his 70th birthday, we revisit this interview, the first of what would be many that (then-future SoulMusic.com founder) David Nathan conduced over almost thirty years with Luther Vandross, emerging as an in-demand jingle and background session singer and coincidentally a neighbor of David's on W. 56th St. in Manhattan at the time the quintet known as Luther which he had created released their 1st single for Cotillion Records…
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