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Billie Holiday

Randy Crawford and Joe Sample release ‘Feeling Good ‘ (2006)

‘Feeling Good ‘ by Randy Crawford & Joe Sample is an album released – thirty years after their first collaboration on ‘Everything Must Change’ – on August 21, 2006 by Pra Records. Track Listing : 1.Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 04:03 . 2.End Of The Line (John Edmondson) – 03:28 . 3.But Beautiful […]

This week In Soul Artists 26

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 Al Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Natalie Cole releases ‘Natalie,’ her second album featuring…

Natalie Cole’s ‘Natalie’ is her second studio album released on April 9, 1976 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) – 04:35 . 2.Billie’S Blues (Billie Holiday) – 05:08 . 3.Crazy He Calls Me (Carl Sigman, Bob Russell) – 06:19 . 4.You Go To My Head (J. Fred Coots, Haven […]

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James…

Grover Washington, Jr.’s ‘Soul Box’ is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records. Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) – 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) – 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) – 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie […]

Nina Simone starts the recording of her ‘Pastel Blues’ album…

Nina Simone’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is a studio album recorded on March 21, April 1 & 6 1964 May 19 & 20 1965 and released the same year by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Be My Husband (Andy Stroud) – 03:20 . 2.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmie Cox) – 02:38 . 3.End Of […]

Eric Dolphy records ‘The Illinois Concert’ with Herbie Hancock…

Eric Dolphy’s ‘The Illinois Concert’ is a live album recorded on March 10, 1963 with Herbie Hancock and released in 1999 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) – 20:17 . 2.Something Sweet, Something Tender (Eric Dolphy) – 01:28 . 3.God Bless The Child (Billie […]

Columbia publishes Aretha Franklin’s second album ‘Aretha: With The…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo’ is her second album also known as ‘Right Now It’s Aretha’ and released on February 27, 1961 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Won’T Be Long (J. Leslie Mcfarland) – 03:12 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) – 02:42 . 3.Love Is The Only Thing (J. […]

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman…

Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid. Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips […]