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David Nathan’s Diary2022-02-14T18:03:37-05:00

DAVID NATHAN’S DIARY: March 26, 2022 – THE ARIES SOUL LEGENDS

March 26, 2022|Categories: David Nathan’s Diary, News|Tags: , , , , , |

In these challenging times, David offers a playlist of inspiring tracks by soul music greats...checks out the amazing quintet of pioneers born between March 23-26...Stephanie Mills, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Teddy Pendergrass

In Soulful Remembrance: Aretha Franklin, The Queen Of Soul

March 25, 2022|Categories: Artist Spotlight, David Nathan’s Diary, News, Soul Talkin'|Tags: , , , |

In honour of  the 80th birthdate of the iconic musical pioneer ARETHA FRANKLIN, we joyfully present two very special "Soul [...]

Soul Talkin’ With Chaka Khan & David Nathan

March 23, 2022|Categories: David Nathan’s Diary, News, Soul Talkin'|Tags: , , , , |

A SoulMusic.com Exclusive!  Recorded on March 22nd, 2022 in celebration of her birthday on March 23rd, the iconic and legendary Chaka [...]

In Soulful Remembrance: Nina Simone, With Personal Reflections by David Nathan

February 20, 2022|Categories: David Nathan’s Diary, News|Tags: , |

Celebrating and honouring the February 21st birthdate of the iconic Nina Simone, a musical legend and freedom fighter, a Rock [...]

DAVID NATHAN’S DIARY – December 16th, 2021: ARETHA – A Closer Look (Pt. 17): Angel (Work Tape)

December 14, 2021|Categories: David Nathan’s Diary|Tags: , , |

In this final instalment of my series on the wonderful tracks that I selected with co-producer Patrick Milligan for the one-of-a-kind ARETHA 4CD box set for Rhino released this year, what better example of Aretha Franklin’s masterful artistry than a work tape of her 1973 No. 1 R&B and Top 20 pop hit, “Angel,” co-written by her sister Carolyn…

DAVID NATHAN’S DIARY – December 9th, 2021: ARETHA – A Closer Look (Pt. 16): Somewhere-Alternate Version

December 7, 2021|Categories: David Nathan’s Diary|Tags: , , , , |

In compiling the career-spanning ARETHA 4CD box set, co-producer Patrick Milligan and I approached Aretha’s golden years at Atlantic intent on showcasing her approach to her recordings and her innate creativity. One track that exemplifies Aretha’s artistry is the extraordinary 1972 outtake of “Somewhere” (from the film “West Side Story”) and what better time to take a closer look at this Aretha gem with the December 2021 release of the remake of the movie itself…

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