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Aretha Franklin

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 90 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha…

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…

Singing With Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres, Latin or not. We have selected eighteen of them : Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano, Tony Bennett,…

This week In Singing Ladies 33

Valerie Simpson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Buika, Aaliyah, Randy Crawford, Lauryn Hil, Etta James , Mary J. Blige, Brittany Howard, Bettye LaVette, Bette Midler. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 326 Posts we publish…

This week In Soul Artists 48

Mary J. Blige, Eve, Whitney Houston, The Roots, Valerie Simpson, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Ben E. King, Aaliyah, Rufus Thomas, Isaac Hayes, Bettye LaVette, Aretha Franklin, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige. They are the Soul Artists…

This week In Soul Artists 27

Barry White, Luther Vandross, George Mccrae, Anthony Hamilton, Isaac Hayes, James Ingram, Patti Austin, Esther Phillips, Roberta Flack, The Neville Brothers, Lizz Wright, Sarah Vaughan, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013) in Los Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Digest Tracklist : w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) . Leverkusener Jazztage…

This week In Soul Artists 53

George Duke, CHIC, Stevie Wonder, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Imany, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, Nneka, Earth, Wind, Fire, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 307 Posts…

This week In Singing Ladies 31

Roberta Flack, Lianne La Havas, Chavela Vargas, Emmylou Harris, Margo Timmins, Sarah Vaughan, Aretha Franklin, Celia Cruz, Joss Stone, Pat Benatar, Lady Gaga, Janis Joplin. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 307 Posts we…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 10

Otis Redding, The Byrds, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Them, Small Faces, Joan Baez, Peggy Lee, Manfred Mann, The Beatles, The Yardbirds, Elvis Presley. They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1461 Posts we publish…

This week In Soul Artists 22

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. They are the Soul…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) . Souper Groove (2015) . Funky…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Digest Tracklist : Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City . A Song For You (1999) . What' D I Say (1997) . Hit The…

Happy Birthday Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Digest Tracklist : Knock On Wood (2020) . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) . Don't Knock (2017) . New Kiss…

This week In Singing Ladies 20

Lalah Hathaway, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Lauryn Hill, En Vogue, Tina Turner, Jewel & Beyonce, Omara Portuondo. They are the Singing Ladies selected among the 309 Posts…

This week In Soul Artists 46

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. They are the Soul Artists selected…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 45

Elvis Presley, Deep Purple, Little Feat, David Bowie, Bob Marley, The Wailers, Fleetwood Mac, Al Green, Elton John, Aztec Two Step, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand. They are the '70s Throwback' performers selected among…

This week In Singing Ladies 11

Beth Hart, Sinead O'Connor, Katie Melua, Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Mariah Carey, Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitgerald, Beth Hart. They are the Singing Ladies selected among the 265 Posts we publish this…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 06

The Beach Boys, Johnny Rivers, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell, Ray Charles, The Temptations, Led Zeppelin, Bee Gees, Tim Buckley. They are the "60s Throwback" performers selected…

Singing With Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has sang with a myriad of soul and non-soul artists. We have selected twelve of them : Luther Vandross, Olivia Newton-John, Boyz II Men, Miguel, Aretha Franklin, Luciano Pavarotti,…

Singing Diana Ross

To celebrate Diana Ross whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - we have selected several artists who perform songs that Miss Ross made famous. They are Beyoncé, Erykah Badu, Bee Gees, Amanda Cole, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin ,…

Singing With Elton John (Oldies)

Elton John whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with a myriad of "oldies" artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Olivia Newton John, Cher, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, RuPaul, Spice…