Aretha Franklin, backed by King Curtis & the Kingpins, tapes ‘Aretha…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Live at Fillmore West’ is her second live album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 and released on May 19, 1971 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Respect (Otis Redding) – 03:53 . 2.Love The One You’Re With (Stephen Stills) – 04:15 . 3.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) – 05:55 . 4.Eleanor Rigby […]

King Curtis records ‘Live at Fillmore West’ while opening for Aretha…

King Curtis’ ‘Live at Fillmore West’ is an album recorded on March 5–7, 1971 with Aretha Franklin’s backing band, The Kingpins and released in August 1971 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Memphis Soul Stew (Curtis Ousley) – 07:41 . 2.A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher) – 05:26 . 3.Whole Lotta […]

We Remember King Curtis

August 13, 1971 – Mr.Curtis Ousley a.k.a. King Curtis, an American rhythm and blues saxophonist was killed aged 37. He is remembered.

Stax publish ‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla…

‘King & Queen’ by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas is a studio album (her fourth and his sixth and final) released on March 16, 1967 by Stax. Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 02:48 . 2.Let Me Be Good To You (Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Carl Wells) – 02:48 . […]

Curtis Mayfield records his first album ‘Curtis/Live!’ at The…

Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Curtis/Live!’ is his first album, after leaving The Impressions.recorded in January, 1971 at The Bitter End in New York City and released in May by Curtom. Track Listing : 1.Mighty Mighty (Spade And Whitey) (Curtis Mayfield) – 06:56 . 2.I Plan To Stay A Believer (Curtis Mayfield) – 03:16 . 3.We’Re A Winner […]

Curtom publish Curtis Mayfield’s debut album : ‘Curtis’…

Curtis Mayfield‘s ‘Curtis’ is his debut album released in September 1970 by Curtom. Track listing : 1.(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All Going to Go (Curtis Mayfield) – 07:50 . 2.The Other Side of Town (Curtis Mayfield) – 04:01 . 3.The Makings of You (Curtis Mayfield) – 03:43 . 4.We the People […]

Jive Talking

From ‘I Want To Rock’ to ‘Dont jive me’, we have mixed 18 ‘Swing Music‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Jive‘. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

This week In Soul Artists 21

Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, Rhiannon Giddens, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Ayo, Champion Jack Dupree, King Curtis, The Temptations, Guy, Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan, Isley Brothers. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Bobby Womack – The […]

Last week In Collaborations 01

Bruce Springsteen & Neil Young, Paul Simon & Bette Midler, Michael Stipe & Radiohead, Billy Joel & Paul Mccartney, Etta James & John Mayall Bluesbreakers, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Clarence Clemons & Billy Preston, Rory Gallagher & Jack Bruce, Larry Graham & Prince, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Santana & Dave Matthews, Stevie […]

We remember Cornell Dupree. ‘Four Concerts With Cornell Dupree’

One of the greatest R&B guitarists, Cornell Dupree, who died today seven years ago has been for almost 50 years a “top session guitarist”. Very much in demand, Cornell has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on The ‘Four Concerts with Cornell Dupree‘ are with Les […]