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The Meters – A Soulful Appreciation by Perry Thompson

2022-06-17T00:57:24-04:00January 22, 2022|Categories: Artist Spotlight|

Beginning a new series at 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

Pharaoh’s Dream ft. David Nathan & Jermaine Lockhart: Like Learning How To Fly

2022-02-18T15:57:17-05:00January 21, 2022|Categories: Digital Releases, SoulMusic Records|Tags: |

SoulMusic Records-Digital is proud to present "Like Learning How To Fly," the latest recording by Pharaoh's Dream (ft, David Nathan) with special guest Jermaine Lockhart, written and produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass; distributed on major digital platforms worldwide by Warner X

SARAH DASH: You’re All I Need (Capitol/EMI) Digital Spotlight

2022-02-13T17:52:26-05:00January 21, 2022|Categories: Digital Soul Spotlight|Tags: , , |

SoulMusic Hall Of Fame inductee Sarah Dash’s passing in September 2021 was a shock to many music lovers. Her otherworldly soprano was an essential ingredient to the sound of Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles and Labelle. When Labelle dissolved and the group’s members each began solo careers; thankfully, Sarah's 1988’s LP " You’re All I Need" is now available digitally...

SoulMusic Records Anthologies

2022-02-19T08:22:50-05:00January 17, 2022|Categories: Latest Products, Reissues, The SoulMusic Store|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SoulMusic Records (SMR) in association with Cherry Red Records has created a superb set of 2-CD anthologies, honouring the work of a number of classic soul, R&B and jazz-funk artists

Stevie Wonder’s Timeless Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2022-02-15T04:05:07-05:00January 16, 2022|Categories: Artist Spotlight|Tags: , |

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, Perry Thompson shares how Stevie Wonder worked tirelessly with others to ensure that Dr, King's legacy would be observed with MLK Day as a US federal holiday on the third Monday of each January; with Wonder's timeless "Happy Birthday" now a global anthem...

Ronnie Spector: An Appreciation

2022-06-23T09:05:15-04:00January 14, 2022|Categories: Artist Spotlight, News|Tags: , |

In appreciation of Ronnie Spector (August 10, 1943-January 12, 2022), one of the pioneering artists of the '60s whose career spanned six decades, renowned music historian and essayist Larry Flick offers his personal reflections and reminiscences of the distinctive, influential and much-loved entertainer...

MTUME: Classic Soul 1978 Interview

2022-02-11T16:01:33-05:00January 12, 2022|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

January 2022: In honour of the groundbreaking musical pioneer James Mtume, who transitioned on January 9, 2022, we revisit founder David Nathan's first interview with Mtume and Reggie Lucas in 1978, as the band MTUME's first album, "Kiss This World Goodbye" was released....

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