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Chaka Khan

Happy Birthday Gloria Gaynor. ‘Survival Hit’

This day (September 7, 1949), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Gloria Gaynor, an American singer known for her hits I Will Survive and Never Can Say GoodbyeDigest Tracklist : Singing Over Me (2018) . Reach out i will be there (2011) . I…

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 Soul Artists 28

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. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 227…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 31

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan - Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente - Bob Weir & Grace Potter - John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James - John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter - John…

Chaka Khan sits in with Miles Davis (1979)

July 21, 1989 - Chaka Khan will join Miles Davis and his band - that is Rich Margitza (ts), Benny Rietveld (b), Ricky Wellmann (d), Joe Foley McCreary (g), Adam Holzman (kb), Kei Akagi (b) & Monyungo Jackson (perc) - at "Montreux…

Chaka Khan sings at Pori Jazz (2002)

July 18, 2002 - Chaka Khan is feeling for you at at Kirjurinluoto Concert Park for Pori Jazz, Finland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Chaka-Khan-Aint-Nobody-Like-Chaka-RVJ.jpg' alt='Chaka Khan - Ain t…

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 All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors. They are the…

This week In Soul Artists 25

Ray Charles, Rachelle Ferrell, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Childish Gambino, Terence Trent D'Arby, Incognito , D'Angelo, Maceo Parker. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 360 Posts we…

Chaka Khan sings at Noth Sea (2011)

July 9, 2011 - Chaka Khan sings at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in Rotterdam, The Netherlands<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Chaka-Khan-Aint-Nobody-Like-Chaka-RVJ.jpg' alt='Chaka Khan - Ain t Nobody Like…

This week In Singing Ladies 26

Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Nina Simone, Lianne La Havas, Betty Wright, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Rachelle Ferrell, Amy Winehouse, Björk, The Go Go'S, Lauryn Hill. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 374 Posts we publish…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 68 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest…

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 336 Posts we…

This week In Singing Ladies 15

Rita Coolidge, Adele, Esperanza Spalding, Basia, Joni Mitchell, Karen Carpenter, Judy Collins, Joan Armatrading, Thelma Houston, k.d. lang, Christina Aguilera, Chaka Khan. They are the Singing Ladies selected among the 261 Posts we publish…

Chaka Khan sings at New Orleans JazzFest (2014)

May 2, 2014 - Chaka Khan will close out the second day of the second week at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Chaka-Khan-Aint-Nobody-Like-Chaka-RVJ.jpg' alt='Chaka Khan…

This week In Soul Artists 14

Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Richie Havens, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kelis, Earth Wind & Fire, Parliament, Prince, Chic, A Tribe Called Quest, Al Green, Lyle Lovett. They are the Soul Artists selected among the…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 39

Herbie Hancock, The Cure, Violent Femmes, Tracy Chapman, Chaka Khan, Soul II Soul, Stray Cats, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, R.E.M., Judas Priest. They are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 227 Posts we publish this…

This week In Soul Artists 45

Commodores, Prince, Usher, Run–D.M.C., Incognito, Erykah Badu, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson, Barry White, Bettye LaVette, Diana Ross. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 267 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 37

George Benson, Chaka Khan, Paul Young, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Anita Baker, Van Halen, Bob Dylan, Journey, The Cars, ZZ Top, Madonna. They are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 282 Posts we publish this week. Here,…

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with a myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker ,…

This week In Soul Artists 11

Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Earth, Wind, Fire, The Temptations, Chaka Khan, Barry White, Otis Redding, Macy Gray, Beverley Knight, Usher, Arrested Development, Parliament Funkadelic . They are the Soul Artists selected among the 282…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B.…

Happy Birthday Lee Ritenour. ‘Captain Lee’

This day (January 11, 1952), in Los Angeles, California, is born Lee Ritenour, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Dave Grusin - KNKX Studio Session (2019) . Stone Flower (2018) . w/ Dave Grusin - Amager Bio (2017) . A Little Bit of…

This week In Singing Ladies 47

Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Björk, Buika, Alison Krauss, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Annie Lennox, Maria Callas. They are the 13 Singing Ladies selected among the 277 Posts we publish this…