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ASHFORD & SIMPSON: Classic Soul 1974 Interview

2022-02-15T06:24:26-05:00December 14, 2021|Categories: Classic Soul Interviews|Tags: , , |

2021 introduction: founder David Nathan conducted his first-ever in person interview in the US in October 1974 while on holiday in New York with Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson, then newly-signed as a duo with Warner Brothers Records after years of producing and writing hits for others at Motown. David’s choice to speak with the personable pair reflected his personal love for their first Warners album, “Gimme Something Real”…

CHIC: Classic Soul July 1979 Interview

2023-08-07T09:54:22-04:00December 7, 2021|Categories: Artist Spotlight, Classic Soul Interviews, David Nathan’s Diary, Features|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…

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