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MARVIN GAYE: Celebrating A Pioneer – YOU’RE THE MAN 1972 Album Release

In celebration of Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday on April 2, Motown/UMe has released his never-issued 1972 Tamla/Motown album, You’re The Man, in 2-LP gatefold vinyl and digital editions.  You’re The Man features all of Gaye’s solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, with most of the album’s tracks making their vinyl release debuts. In 1972, Marvin Gaye …

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 …

Motown Spotlight – January/February 2019

[Site owner David Nathan note: ‘This Motown Spotlight should have been published at the end of January – so apologies to Sharon and all for the delay.”] Happy 60th birthday Motown!  And a Happy New Year to you – even though it’s now the first week of February! Both belated I know, but, I can assure …

SOUL TALKIN’ with DAVID NATHAN and KEVIN GOINS: THE GLOBAL LEGACY OF ARETHA FRANKLIN

Check out the first in an ongoing series of podcasts on variety of soul music/R&B-related topics featuring SoulMusic.com founder, historian and author David Nathan in conversation with renowned New York City-based music industry consultant, reissue producer and journalist Kevin Goins… Following the January 13th, 2019 “Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration” taping in Los Angeles, David reflects on …