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GLADYS KNIGHT: Classic Soul 1972 Interview

2021-05-27T18:02:39-04:00May 27, 2021|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, Motown, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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…

VALERIE SIMPSON: Classic Soul 1971 Interview

2021-04-20T17:53:01-04:00April 20, 2021|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, Motown, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

2021 Introduction: A semi-finalist up for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame ‘Female Artist’ category (having already been inducted into several other categories before, including ‘Lifetime Achievement’ and ‘Motown Artist’ as a soloist and ‘Producer’ and ‘Songwriter’ as part of the Ashford & Simpson partnership), Valerie Simpson’s work as a solo recording artist first appeared in 1971 with the critically-acclaimed LP, ‘Exposed.” We revisit her first-ever transatlantic phone interview conducted by David Nathan, 40 years ago…

Motown Spotlight, February 2021 – Mary Wilson

2022-02-12T06:45:40-05:00February 27, 2021|Categories: Motown, Motown Spotlight, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's fitting that with this Motown Spotlight, Sharon Davis pays tribute to SoulMusic Hall Of Fame inductee Mary Wilson, whose contribution to the legacy of The Supremes and her own work as an artist, author and performer remains immeasurable...

MARY WILSON: Classic Soul 1979 Interview + David Nathan’s 2021 Personal Reflections

2021-02-09T17:16:24-05:00February 9, 2021|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, Motown, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

2021 intro: With the sudden passing of the legendary Mary Wilson (inducted into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in August 2018 with a Lifetime Achievement Award), David Nathan revisits his interview with her in 1979 at the time her first solo album was released, followed by his 2021 personal reflections…

PAM SAWYER: SoulMusic Hall Of Fame – 2020 Inductee (Songwriter)

2020-06-18T19:13:07-04:00June 18, 2020|Categories: Motown, SoulMusic Hall of Fame, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Renowned as a premier songwriter for such classics as "If Were Your Woman," "Love Hangover" and "Love Child" among a multitude of compositions, Pam Sawyer displays her certificate for May 2020 much-deserved induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame by popular vote online via SoulMusic.com...

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