David Nathan

PHILLIP BALLOU: Ain't Nothing Like The Love (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

The latest SoulMusic Records (SMR) Digital release, distributed by Warner X, features the soulful vocals of the late Phillip Ballou - known many years as a studio and touring vocalist with the legendary Luther Vandross... Originally planned as Phillip's first solo single back in 1979, this upbeat Philly soul-flavored groove is finally gaining its first digital release worldwide...

ESTHER PHILLIPS: BRAND NEW DAY 5CD box set (SoulMusic Records/Cherry Red)

Produced by SoulMusic Records founder David Nathan (who first met Esther in 1965), “Brand New Day – The Lenox/Atlantic & Roulette Recordings” is a sumptuous first-of-its-kind 5-CD box set, consisting of (102) tracks of the legendary Esther Phillips' work in a variety of different musical settings, with a number of previously unreleased tracks and the first reconstruction of her 1970 live LP, "Burnin'"....

DORIS TROY: You Got Me Baby (1979 Disco Version) (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

R&B/pop and soul pioneer, the late Doris Troy (of "Just One Look" fame) went into a New York recording studio in 1979 when disco was as its height and cut this catchy and jubilant dance music original, co-written and co-produced by John Simmons and David Nathan...and now 41 years later, it's being released via SoulMusic Records, distributed by Warner X... Timeless...

SoulMusic.com Founder Reflects on His Journey as a British Soul Man

Last week, host Bethany Dawson welcomed SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan and A&R Specialist Darone Bowers as they chat about how Nathan got his start in music journalism, the many artists he's interviewed and how Soul Music has evolved over the decades. Tune in here if you missed it!

Betty Wright Receiving SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Award in London, 2019

The 'Queen Of Miami Soul,' the original 'Clean Up Woman' receives an award from SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan for her induction by popular vote into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame in the categories "Lifetime Achievement" and "Female Artist," July 22, 2019 at The Barbican in London.  RIP, Betty Wright a true soul survivor and wonderful performer.

DONTAVIUS TURNER (Ft. Phillip Ballou): AIN'T NOTHING (LIKE THE LOVE) (SoulMusic Records/Warner X)

The latest release from SoulMusic Records (distributed by Warner X) is an exciting version of the Philly soul-flavoured "Ain't Nothing (Like The Love)" by multi-talented guitarist, musician and producer Dontavius Turner which features the sampled original vocals by the late Phillip Ballou, member of the '70s group Revelation and longtime background vocalist with Luther Vandross. 

Celebrating The Queen Of Soul - A Jubilant Personal Appreciation of The Music Of Aretha Franklin

In 2008, SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan offered this personal tribute to 'The Queen Of Soul'...on the March 25th anniversary of what would have been her 78th birthday in 2020, we happily revisit David's (appropriately edited) celebration of the iconic Aretha Franklin and her music...