Labelle release their seventh album (and first in over thirty years) : ‘Back to Now’ (2008)

Labelle's 'Back to Now' is their seventh studio album and the first in over thirty years, released on October 21, 2008 by Verve, Universal.1 . Superlover ("The View") 2 . You Turn Me On & Candlelight (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) 3 . Back To Now ("Today Show" 22 Oct, 2008 ) 4 . System (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) 5 . Without You In My Life (Reunion Christmas) 6 . Tears Of The World Track…

Epic Records publish Labelle’s ‘Nightbirds’ featuring ‘Lady Marmalade’ (1974)

Labelle's 'Nightbirds' is an album (featuring their biggest hit 'Lady Marmalade') released on September 13, 1974 by Epic Records.1 . Lady Marmalade (1975) 2 . What Can I Do For You (w/ Cher ) 3 . Nightbirds (Beacon Theater, 02/26/09) Track Listing : 1.Lady Marmalade (Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan) - 03:56 . 2.Somebody Somewhere (Nona Hendryx) - 03:25 . 3.Are You Lonely? (Nona Hendryx) - 03:12 . 4.It…

Happy Birthday Patti Labelle. ‘Lady LaBelle’

This day (May 24, 1944), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards a.k.a Patti Labelle, an American singer.Digest Tracklist : Lady Marmalade (1975) . When You'Ve Been Blessed (2011) . If You Asked Me Too (2011) . Two Steps Away . w/ Luther Vandross - If Only For One Night (2000) . Change Is Gonna Come . Natural Woman (1993) . New Attitude (1985) . w/ The Blue Belles -…

Patti LaBelle pays tribute to MJ (1989)

April 13, 1989 - you do not miss the “Soul Train Music Awards” with Patti LaBelle for a "Michael Jackson tribute" at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California

Lana Del Rey releases her second album : ‘Born to Die’ featuring ‘Video Games’ (2012)

Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die' is her second studio album released on January 27, 2012 by Interscope Records1 . Born To Die 2 . Off To The Races Live (2015, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles) 3 . Blue Jeans 4 . Blue Jeans (The Scala Club) 5 . Video Games (The Premises) 6 . Diet Mountain Dew (Official Video) 7 . National Anthem 8 . National Anthem (Live) 9 . Carmen (Official Video) 10 . Carmen (Jazz…

Singing With Celia Cruz

Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India, Oscar D'Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Olga Guillot, Lola Flores, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Tito Puente, Marc Anthony, Patti Labelle, Raphael , Fania All Stars

This week In Soul Artists 42/52

Lisa Fischer, Donna Summer, Seal, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, LaBelle, Andra Day, Angie Stone, Diana Ross, Meshell Ndegeocello, Donna Summer

Happy Birthday Nona Hendryx. ‘La Belle Nona’

This day (October 9, 1944), in Trenton, New Jersey, is born Nona Hendryx, an American vocalist, solo artist or one-third of the trio Labelle.Tracklist : 1 . Transformation (2019) 2 . I Need Love (2017) 3 . Temple of Heaven (2012) 4 . w/ Sarah Dash – Somebody Somewhere 5 . Labelle – Release Yourself (1991) 6 . Way Down (1987) 7 . Winds of Change 8 . w/ Todd Rundgren, Carlos Santana, Max Roach –…

OutKast release their fifth album : ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below,’ a double album featuring ‘Hey Ya!’ and ‘The Way You Move’ (2003)

OutKast's 'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' feat. 'Hey Ya!' and 'The Way You Move' is their fifth studio album released as a double album on September 23, 2003, by LaFace Records.1 . Ghettomusick (Official Video) 2 . The Way You Move (w/ Sleepy Brown, Official Video) 3 . Prototype (Official Video) 4 . Hey Ya! (Official Video) 5 . Roses (Official Video) 6 . Ghetto Musick (Live, 2004) 7 . Roses Track…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Bali Run (w/ Lee Ritenour, Blue Note Tokyo '91) 2 . Bali Run (w/ Larry Carlton, 2000) 3 . Bali Run (Tokyo Jazz, 2008) 4 . 101 Eastbound 5 . 101 Eastbound 6 . Max O Man 7 . Max O Man (Blue Note, Tokyo, 1991) 8 . After The Dance…

This week In Soul Artists 37/52

Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Destiny's Child, Bobby Womack, Tina Turner, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie

This week In One-Off Collaborations 35/52

Bob Dylan & Bruce Springsteen, Yolanda Adams & Joss Stone, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Michael Jackson & Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue, Gladys Knight & Lenny Kravitz, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight & Dionne Warwick, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius & Michael Brecker , Taj Mahal & John Hiatt, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt , Eddie Vedder &…

Singing With Gloria Estefan

Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano, Tony Bennett, . Sync, James Ingram, Aretha Franklin, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Celia Cruz, Celine Dion, Patti Labelle, Arturo Sandoval

Dionne Warwick releases ‘The Windows Of The World,’ her eighth album featuring ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1967)

Dionne Warwick's 'The Windows Of The World' feat. 'I Say a Little Prayer' is her eighth studio album produced By Burt Bacharach & Hal David and released on August 31, 1967 by Scepter.1 . I Say A Little Prayer 2 . I Say A Little Prayer 3 . Say A Little Prayer (w/ Martin Ernst Allstars 4 . The Windows Of The World 5 . (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me ("Strictly Come Dancing") 6 .…

Prince visits Philadelphia (2004)

August 24, 2004 - Prince's "Musicology" tour with special guests Maceo Parker, Renato Neto and Patti LaBelle stops at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Tracklist : 1 . You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) 2 . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) 3 . Nessun Dorma (1998) 4 . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J Blige - Essence Awards 5 . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times 6 . Do right woman do right man (1988) 7 .…

Happy birthday Mavis Staples. ‘The Mavis Singer’

This day (July 10, 1939 ), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Mavis Staples, an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist who recorded with The Staple Singers, her family's band.Mavis StaplesTracklist : 1 . w/ Lake Street Dive - Everyday People (2020) 2 . Touch A Hand, Make A Friend (2019) 3 . No Time For Cryin (2018) 4 . If You're Ready (Come Go With…

We remember Luther Vandross. ‘Forever, For Luther’

This day (July 1, 2005), in Edison, New Jersey, died Luther Vandross, an American singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . A House Is Not A Home (1988) 2 . w/ Patti Labelle - If Only For One Night (2001) 3 . Stop To Love / Take You Out (2000) 4 . w/ Mariah Carey - Endless Love (1994) 5 . w/ Chaka Khan – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 6 . Give Me The Reason (1987) 7 . w/ Boy George - What…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 25/52

Diana Ross & Lionel Richie, Cyndi Lauper & Patti Labelle, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Fiona Apple & The Roots, Marianne Faithfull & Bill Frisell, Rosanne Cash & Ry Cooder, Brandi Carlile & Dave Matthews Band, Bruce Springsteen & Clarence Clemons, Roger Daltrey & The Chieftains, Gary Moore & Albert Collins, Peter Frampton & Leslie West, Randy Bachman…

Happy Birthday Cyndi Lauper

June 22, 1953 - Miss Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper simply known as Cyndi Lauper, American singer and social activist is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : 1 . Working Class Hero 2 . All Through The Night 3 . We R the World (Solo Recording, 1985) 4 . Who Let In The Rain 5 . Time After Time (w/ Patti Labelle, 1985) 6 . She Bop (Official Video) 7 . Three Penny Opera 8 . Try A Little Tenderness…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

This week In Soul Artists 21/52

Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Soul II Soul, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Patti LaBelle, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Minnie Riperton, Jackie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye

This week In Singing Ladies 21/52

Lalah Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Lauryn Hill, En Vogue, Tina Turner, Jewel & Beyonce, Omara Portuondo

A&M publish Squeeze’s fourth album : ‘East Side Story’ (1981)

Squeeze's 'East Side Story' is their fourth studio album produced by Roger Bechirian and Elvis Costello and released on May 15, 1981 by A&MTrack Listing : 1.In Quintessence (Chris Difford, Glenn Tilbrook) - 02:55 . 2.Someone Else'S Heart (Chris Difford, Glenn Tilbrook) - 03:00 . 3.Tempted (Chris Difford, Glenn Tilbrook) - 04:02 . 4.Piccadilly (Chris Difford, Glenn Tilbrook) - 03:26 .…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 18/52

Muddy Waters . The Rolling Stones, Joan Baez . Judy Collins, Paloma Faith . Candi Staton, Luther Vandross . Boy George, Martina Mcbride . Bob Seger, Kris Kristofferson . Rita Coolidge, Linda Ronstadt . Aaron Neville, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck . Billy Preston, Carlos Santana . Juanes, Joan Jett . Miley Cyrus, David Gahan . Martin Gore, Sting . Pearl JamThey are the 12 one-off collaborations…

This week In Soul Artists 18/52

Roberta Flack, Bill Withers, Joan Armatrading, The Isley Brothers, Ray Charles, Ben E. King, The Neville Brothers, Patti Labelle, Dionne Warwick, Destiny's Child, Childish Gambino, Snoop Dogg

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 18/52

Bob Seger, Huey Lewis & The News, The Cure, George Michael & Smokey Robinson, The Stone Roses, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, The Smiths, Genesis, Judy Collins, Engelbert Humperdinck

We remember Sarah Vaughan. ‘Define The Divine’

This day (April 3, 1990), in Hidden Hills, California, died Sarah Lois Vaughan a.k.a. Sarah Vaughan, an American singer, nicknamed 'Sailor Sassy' and 'The Divine One'Digest Tracklist : George Gershwin Medley . On A Clear Day (1990) . Round Midnight (1987) . Chelsea Bridge (1983) . Send In The Clowns (1981) . Once In A While ( 1978) . w/ Bill Bailey - Won'T You Please Come Home (1964) . Lover Man…

We remember Bill Withers. ‘Lean On Bill’

This day (March 30, 2020), in Los Angeles, California, died William Harrison Withers, Jr. a.k.a Bill Withersan American singer-songwriter and musicianDigest Tracklist : Ain'T No Sunshine (1974) . w/ Patti Labelle & Stevie Wonder - Lean On Me (1995) . Lovely Day (1988) . Documentary . Harlem (1974) . Grandma'S Hands (1973) . Use Me (1972) . Live (1972) . Tracklist : Ain't No Sunshine . Lovely…