Happy Birthday Martha Reeves. Vandellazing’

This day (July 18, 1941), in Eufaula, Alabama, is born Martha Reeves, an American R&B and Pop singer and former politician who was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas.Tracklist : 1 . Dancing In The Street (2015) 2 . No One There (2013) 3 . w/ The Vandellas - Heatwave (2008) 4 . Love Makes Me Do Foolish Things (2011) 5 . w/ James Brown - Georgia On My Mind (1996)…

This week In Soul Artists 49/52

Otis Redding, Macy Gray, Shalamar, The Temptations, George Clinton, James Brown, Queen Latifah, Beyoncé, Martha Reeves, The Vandellas, Ike and Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson

Arista publish Lisa Stansfield’s debut album : ‘Affection’ featuring ‘All Around The World’ (1989)

Lisa Stansfield's 'Affection' is her debut solo album where she co-wrote all the songs including the hit 'All Around The World' and released on November 20, 1989 by Arista Records.1 . This Is The Right Time (Wembley) 2 . Sincerity (Rio De Janeiro) 3 . The Love In Me (Wembley) 4 . All Around The World 5 . All Around The World 6 . What Did I Do To You? 7 . Live Together 8 . Live Together 9 . You…

Ringo Starr releases his third album : ‘Ringo’ featuring ‘Photograph’ and ‘You’re Sixteen’ (1973)

Ringo Starr's 'Ringo' is his third studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on November 2 1973 by Apple.1 . Photograph 2 . Oh My My (The Greek Theatre) Track Listing : 1.I'M The Greatest (John Lennon) - 03:21 . 2.Have You Seen My Baby (Randy Newman) - 03:44 . 3.Photograph (Richard Starkey, George Harrison) - 03:56 . 4.Sunshine Life For Me (George Harrison) - 02:45 . 5.You'Re Sixteen…

Bruce, Chuck, Aretha et al open RRHOF (1995)

September 2, 1995 - Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and more. They all take part in the "Concert For Rock…

This week In Soul Artists 29/52

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors

We Remember Gregg Allman

May 27, 2017 - Mr.Gregory Lenoir Allman simply known as Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and musician, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. passed away aged 52. He is remembered.Allman Brothers Band' s 'Eat a Peach' is their third studio album (the last with Duane Allman) produced by Tom Dowd and released on February 12, 1972 >> Allman Brothers Band 's 'Brothers and…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

Happy Birthday Eric Burdon. ‘Once An Animal’

This day (May 11, 1941), in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, is born Eric Burdon, an English singer best known as vocalist of The Animals, and War.Digest Tracklist : w/ Paint In Black (2019) . Spill the Wine (2017) . It's My Life (2015) . When I Was Young (2013) . w/ The Animals - House of The Rising Sun (2011) . Mother Earth Live (2006) . When I Was Young (1998) . w/ Brian Auger Band - Tobacco…

Happy Birthday Iggy Pop. ‘Most For Life’

This day (April 21, 1947), in Muskegon, Michigan, U.S.A., is born James Newell Osterberg, Jr. better known as Iggy Pop, American singer-songwriter, front man for The StoogesDigest Tracklist : 1970 (w/ The Stooges, Goose Lake 1970) . Sixteen . I'm Bored (OGWT, 1976) . Funtime (w/ David Bowie, 1977) . Lust For Life + Pumpin For Jill (Cabaret Tour, 1981) . Eat Or Be Eaten (1982) . Wild One (1986) .…

Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.Digest Tracklist : Simply Beautiful (2019) . I'm still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby - Put It On Paper . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight - Stand By Me (1993) . w/…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

As We wish Jon Bon Jovi, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Bon Jovi At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer Jon Bon Jovi a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Bon Jovi CREDITSPhoto : Sarah K. AndrewAudio : Livin' on a Prayer . You Give Love a Bad Name . It's My Life . Wanted Dead or Alive . Always . Bed Of Roses . Runaway . Have A Nice Day . Bad Medicine . I'll Be There For You . Video : It's My Life . Always . Livin' On A Prayer…

Stones Throw publish ‘Donuts,’ J Dilla’s second album (2006)

J Dilla's 'Donuts' is his second (and final during his lifetime) studio album released on February 7, 2006 by Stones Throw Records.Track Listing : 1.Donuts (Outro) (J Dilla) - 00:11 . . 2.Workinonit (J Dilla) - 02:57 . 3.Waves (J Dilla) - 01:38 . . 4.Light My Fire (J Dilla) - 00:35 . . 5.The New (J Dilla) - 00:49 . . 6.Stop (J Dilla) - 01:39 . . 7.People (J Dilla) - 01:24 . . 8.The…

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett