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The Spinners: Classic Soul April 1975 Interview

2023-11-08T12:34:12-05:00November 8, 2023|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, Features, News|Tags: , |

2021 Introduction: Exactly 43 years ago in December 1978, the group Chic were enjoying a No. 1 hit with “Le Freak.” 1979 turned out to be an even more triumphant year for the pioneering group and in July of that year, David Nathan spoke with Nile Rodgers as Chic were working on their then-untitled third album…

Aretha: Life, Love, Laughter & The Groove (Reprise, March 25, 2023)

2023-03-25T13:21:37-04:00March 25, 2023|Categories: Aretha Franklin, News|

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…

The Intruders: A Soulful Appreciation by Perry Thompson

2022-06-10T15:18:06-04:00June 10, 2022|Categories: Artist Spotlight, News|Tags: , , , |

Beginning a new series at SoulMusic.com under the banner, "Soulful Appreciation," we salute and honour artists within the soul and R&B world who more than deserve a little 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T'! First up, we present THE METERS with thoughtful reflections from Perry Thompson, CEO & President of the Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society

Update – Soul Talkin’: ‘To Stevie With Love’ Tribute – A Conversation with Terri Lyne Carrington, Frank McComb, Michael Mayo & Dwight Adams

2022-05-10T18:59:56-04:00April 25, 2022|Categories: Soul Talkin'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Presented by Detroit’s The Carr Center, "To Stevie With Love," a tribute

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Soulful Salutations! Diana Ross Classic Soul 1973 Interview

2022-03-27T08:29:36-04:00March 26, 2022|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, News|Tags: , , , |

2021 Introduction: One of the first inductees into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame ‘Lifetime Achievement’ category (in 2013) and into the ‘Motown Artist’ category (in 2016), global music icon Diana Ross has created an incredible legacy as a solo recording artist and entertainer since 1970. In September 1973, in London, David Nathan had a rare opportunity to sit down with her to with about her ‘Touch Me In The Morning’ LP and more…


2022-03-27T13:41:25-04:00March 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 Remberance: Teena Marie – Classic Soul 2006 Interview

2022-04-15T21:28:41-04:00March 6, 2022|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews, Motown Records, News|Tags: , , , , |

2021 Introduction: In honor of the anniversary of the late Teena Marie’s birthday (March 5, 1956), we present this 2006 Q&A session conducted by SoulMusic,com founder David Nathan with the much-missed multi-faceted artist who enjoyed consistent popularity with the loyal soul music audience for over three decades. We've added an amazing 2009 video of 'Lady T' serenading Smokey Robinson in tribute...

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