We remember Lou Rawls. ‘We’ll Never Find Another Voice Like Yours’

This day (January 6, 2006), in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., died Louis Allen 'Lou' Rawls , an American soul, jazz, and blues singe.Tracklist : 1 . Lou Rawls – See You When I Get There 2 . Dead End Street Tobacco Road 3 . This Song Will Last Forever 4 . You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine 5 . Love Is A Hurting Thing 6 . w/ Aretha Franklin – Tabacco road 7 . Lady Love 8 . Performing Arts…

Philadelphia International release Lou Rawls’ ‘All Things in Time’ (1976)

Lou Rawls' 'All Things in Time' is an album released on June 7, 1976 by Philadelphia International.1 . You're the one (Muppets w/ Dr.Teeth & Electric Mayhem) 2 . You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (1976) 3 . Groovy People (1977) 4 . From Now On 5 . This Song Will Last Forever Track Listing : 1.You'Re The One (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) - 05:19 . 2.You'Ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine…

Lou Rawls records his debut album : ‘Stormy Monday’ a.k.a. ‘I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water’ with the Les McCann trio (1962)

Lou Rawls' 'Stormy Monday' is his debut album also known as 'I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water' recorded on February 5–12, 1962, with the Les McCann trio and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.(They Call It) Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) - 03:45 . 2.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday) - 04:30 . 3.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 03:11 . 4.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) -…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 01/52

Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams, D'Angelo & David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty & Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews & Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant & Michael Stipe, Jean-Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin & Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins, Billy Joel & Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa & Andy Fraser, Gary Moore…

This week In Soul 01/52

Gladys Knight & The Pips, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Booker T. & The MG'S, Edwin Starr, James Brown, The Drifters, Sister Sledge, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Benson

This week In Male Balladeers 01/52

Harry Nilsson, Alex Turner, Lou Rawls, Elvis Costello, Townes Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Ed Sheeran, George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Paolo Conte, Simon & Garfunkel

Singing With Aretha Franklin

Dennis Edwards & Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers , Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael Mcdonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards & Whoopi Goldberg

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…

This week In Soul Artists 25/52

Bobby Blue Bland, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Jill Scott, The Roots, Wyclef Jean, Beyoncé, Trombone Shorty, Orleans Avenue, Bobby Brown, The Neville Brothers, Clarence Clemons, Billy Preston

Happy Birthday Les McCann. ‘Yes! McCann’

This day (September 23, 1935), in Lexington, Kentucky, is born Les McCann, an American soul jazz piano player and vocalist .Tracklist : 1 . Morning Song (1989) 2 . The Theme 3 . Billy Taylor Meets Mccann 4 . w/ His Magic Band – Just Like Magic (1983) 5 . w/ Eddie Harris – Live In Ghana (1971) 6 . w/ Eddie Harris – Compared To What (1969) Tracklist : Burnin’ Coal . Boo-Go-Loo . Watermelon Man .…

Epic publish Luther Vandross’ fifth album : ‘Give Me the Reason’ co-produced with Marcus Miller (1986)

Luther Vandross 'Give Me the Reason' is his fifth studio album released on September 19, 1986 By Epic.1 . Stop To Love 2 . Stop To Love (Wembley) 3 . So Amazing 4 . Give Me The Reason 5 . Give Me The Reason (Wembley) 6 . There's Nothing Better Than Love (w/ Gregory Hines) Track Listing : 1.Stop To Love (Luther Vandross, Nat Adderley, Jr.) - 05:19 . 2.See Me (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) -…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06/52

Angélique Kidjo . Buddy Guy, Paul Simon . Chris Thile, Post Malone . Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sharon Stone . Aerosmith, Slash . Carole King, Marianne Faithfull . Bill Frisell, Candy Dulfer . Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dionne Warwick . Chuck Jackson, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson . Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Porter . Laura Mvula, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh . Diana Krall, Lou Rawls . Stanley TurrentineThey are…

This week In Soul Artists 06/52

Whitney Houston, Erykah Badu, Diana Ross, Brandy, Roberta Flack, Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, Dionne Warwick . Chuck Jackson, Luther Vandross, D'Angelo, Lauryn Hill, Kanye West. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Whitney Houston . You Give Good Love Lifted from : We remember Whitney…

This week In Male Balladeers 06/52

Lenny Kravitz, Bryan Ferry, Paul Simon, Michael Bublé, Father John Misty, Ed Kowalczyk, Keb' Mo', Kurt Elling, Stuart Staples, Paul McCartney, Lou Rawls, Arlo Guthrie They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lenny Kravitz . Dancin' Til Dawn Lifted from : Virgin publish Lenny Kravitz'…

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…

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ for RCA (1961)

Sam Cooke's 'Twistin' the Night Away' is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA1 . Twistin' The Night Away (Live, 1963) Sam Cooke - Twistin' the Night Away Track Listing : 1.Twistin' The Night Away (Sam Cooke) - 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) - 02:16 . 3.Twistin' In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam Cooke) - 02:08…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires and many more.

Cry Me A Blues River

From 'Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry' to 'Keep Yourself From Crying Too' , we have mixed 17 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Crying Time'. It has Lynn White, Freddie Spruell, Etta James, Otis Rush and many more.