SoulMusic Hall of Fame

CHIC: Classic Soul 1978 Interview

2021 Introduction: Celebrating an unprecedented number of (5) inductions into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame with Bernard Edwards (Producer) and ‘C’est Chic’ (Classic Soul Album) in July, the group Chic and its founding members continue to experience global appreciation. In 1978, David Nathan had his memorable first in person encounter with Nile Rogers…

Deniece Williams: Classic Soul 1976 Interview

2021 Introduction: A two-time inductee into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the categories ‘Female Artist’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement,’ Deniece Williams is one of the semi-finalists for her timeless track, “Free” in the ‘Classic Soul Single’ category. In 1976, her recording career was just getting started as David Nathan discovered…

CHIC: Classic Soul 1979 Interview

2021 Introduction: Included in the list of semi-finalists for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the category ‘Classic Soul Album’ is the legendary group Chic for their second groundbreaking LP, “C’est Chic.” As the LP was just beginning to take off as 1978 turned into 1979, Atlantic Records sent David Nathan to Los Angeles to spend a day with Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards and company..

LENNY WILLIAMS: Classic Soul 1977 Interview

2021 Introduction: A semi-finalist for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the category ‘R&B Pioneer,’ Lenny Williams came to the attention of record buyers and audiences as the ‘voice’ behind hits by Tower Of Power such as “So Very Hard To Go” and “What Is Hip?” His solo career took a few years to jumpstart and by 1977, Lenny was riding a hit wave with “Choosing You” as he explained to David Nathan…

BUNNY SIGLER: Classic Soul 1978 Interview

2021 Introduction: One of the nominees for induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the category, ‘Legacy (Posthumous) Award,’ Bunny Sigler created a musical legacy as a formidable singer, songwriter and producer in particular with his recordings at Philadelphia International and then with Salsoul Records in the late ‘70s. He met up with David Nathan in the summer of 1978 to talk about his disco hit “Let Me Party With You”…

TEDDY PENDERGRASS: Classic Soul 1977 Interview

2021 Introduction: Previous inducted into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the category, ‘Legacy (Posthumous) Award,’ the late Teddy Pendergrass is also one of the nominees in the current slate for the ‘Male Artist’ category. In 1977, he was just at the start of his solo career when David Nathan checked in with him…

CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARD SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Inductees - R&B Pioneers Category (2021)

Longtime member Ken Knox of Chairmen Of The Board proudly displays the Award certificate for the recent induction Into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the category, R&B Pioneers...

THE THREE DEGREES - SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Inductees: Lifetime Achievement Award (2020) & Group (2017)

The Three Degrees - Helen Scott, Valerie Holiday, Freddie Pool and Cynthia Garrison (who was a member of the group from 1989-2010) celebrate their well-deserved induction into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the categories, Lifetime Achievement Award (2020) and Group (2017) by popular vote online at SoulMusic.com...