Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged independently in Northern England, the
Fantasia Sketchbook (released October 11, 2019) In an industry full of fraudulence and fakery, sometimes
Lil Kim 9 (released October 11, 2019) Reality shows. High-profile performances. BET Hip-Hop Award honors.
Photo credits: Gerry Constable) (Photo: Sharon Davis, Chris Clark, Gloria Jones, Brenda Holloway) As you know, some months ago, founder and organiser Russ Winstanley invited me to the “Northern Soul Survivors Weekender: Celebrating 60 Years Of Motown” in Skegness last weekend, and to take part in a question/answer session with a trio of Motown ladies …
DaBaby KIRK (released September 27, 2019) Today – well, actually, the day I’m banging my fingers
When the O’Jays announced earlier this year, upon the release of their album, aptly titled, “The Last Word” that they were retiring, they broke the mold with R&B groups of their generation. Unlike rock acts, who generally stay disbanded once they decide to call it quits — most notably The Beatles, and bar one reunion tour, …
Ghostface Killah Ghostface Killahs (released Sept. 6, 2019) I have one great regret in my
HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUENOTES: BE FOR REAL:THE P.I.R. RECORDINGS (1972-1975) (SOULMUSIC RECORDS) Without wishing to go into a lengthy history lesson because 1) soul fans don’t need reminding and 2) I’d soon run out of space, suffice to say these guys were originally known as The Charlemagnes, and unsuccessfully recorded for several labels before …
Thanks to everyone who participated in nominations for The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame. The latest round of voting for induction has now begun and ends on September 30. Please vote – registration is free!
Common Let Love (released August 30, 2019) Is it fair to call Common underrated? On
SUSIE VANNER Walk On The Wild Side The first single taken from her forthcoming album