Northern Soul

Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged independently in Northern England, the

SoulMusic Hall Of Fame Inductees: Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Daryl Simmons, Preston Glass and Marc Scarborough (on behalf of Skip Scarborough)

LOS ANGELES, March, 2019 – David Nathan, founder and CEO of SoulMusic.com proudly presents awards to inductees into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame (inducted by popular vote via online poll) KENNETH ‘BABYFACE’ EDMONDS – MALE ARTIST, PRODUCER/ARRANGER, SONGWRITER DARYL SIMMONS – SONGWRITER PRESTON GLASS – PRODUCER/ARRANGER, SONGWRITER SKIP SCARBOROUGH – SONGWRITER (presented to Marc Scarborough …

Hank Ballard – 1969 – You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

Produced by James Brown in an attempt to resuscitate Hank Ballard’s waning commercial fortunes, You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down remains a minor soul classic — Brown’s admiration for Ballardgalvanizes each and every groove, and his inimitably funky arrangements fit the singer’s gritty vocals like a glove. While “Thrill on the…

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Fred Wesley & The J.B.’s – 1974 – Damn Right I Am Somebody

Damn Right I Am Somebody captures the J.B.’s at the apex of their extraordinary powers. This James Brown-produced set is both their most fiercely polemical and their most musically daring, incorporating otherworldly electronic elements, eccentric time and rhythm shifts, and idiosyncratic studio effects to brilliantly articulate the increasing turmoil…

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