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This week In Soul Artists 43/52

Womack & Womack, Sam, Dave, Al Green, Bootsy Collins, Beyoncé, George Benson & Al Jarreau, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, Prince, James Brown, Nina Simone, The Supremes. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 380 Posts we publish…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy…

Singing (Ladies only) Leonard Cohen

To Celebrate Leonard Cohen who would have turned 86 today, we have selected twelve female vocalists either solists or band singers who cover the most famous Cohen's songs. They are Nina Simone, Russian Red, Esther Ofarim, Judy Collins,…

This week In Soul Artists 32

Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Destiny's Child, Bobby Womack, Tina Turner, New Edition, Erykah Badu, Nina Simone, Anita Baker, Lionel Richie. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 383 Posts we publish this…

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…

Nina Simone sings in Pompei (1983)

July 30, 1983 - Nina Simone performs at the Festival Internazionale del Jazz in Pompei, Italy<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Sharon-Jones-the-Dap-Kings-Soul-of-a-Woman-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Sharon Jones' 'Soul…

Nina Simone sings in Juan Les Pins (1965)

July 24, 1965 - Nina Simone closes the show at "Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival" in Antibes France<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Sharon-Jones-the-Dap-Kings-Soul-of-a-Woman-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Sharon Jones'…

Nina Simone sings in Cologne (1990)

July 22, 1990 - Nina Simone sings and plays at " One World Music Festival" in Cologne, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Sharon-Jones-the-Dap-Kings-Soul-of-a-Woman-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Sharon Jones'…

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…

Singing Ladies Special Bob Dylan (encore)

To Celebrate Bob Dylan whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - , we have selected, on top of our initial selection, eleven more female vocalists plus one female duo, who have covered some of the most famous Dylan's songs. They are…

We remember Nina Simone. ‘Nina Quitte Pas’

This day ( April 21, 2003), in Carry-le-Rouet (France), died Eunice Kathleen Waymon a.k.a. Nina Simone, an American singer, songwriter and pianistDigest Tracklist : Ne Me Quitte Pas . See Line Woman . A Single Woman (1993) . Fodder In Her…

This week In Singing Ladies 12

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, Judy Garland, Nina Simone, Laura Mvula, ABBA, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, Madonna, Pj Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Patti Smith. They are the Singing Ladies selected among the 237 Posts we publish this week.…

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 Singing Ladies 01

Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Céline Dion, Peggy Lee, Tori Amos, Regina Spektor, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Beth Gibbons, Eva Cassidy, Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 147 Posts we publish this week.…

Covers By Patti Smith

Patti Smith, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has covered quite a few songs while performing on the whole world stages. Some songs have landed on her albums, some not.We have selected twelve of them.They are : Don`t Smoke In…

Nina Simone sings in Zürich (1986)

December 21, 1986 - Nina Simone performs at the Kongresshaus in Zürich. We heard that one of her songs has been picked up in England by Chanel No 5 for a TV commercial but nothing is confirmed yet.<img…

This week In Soul Artists 43

James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Betty Wright, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, The Jackson 5, El DeBarge, Carla Thomas, Sam Moore, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Syreeta, Alicia Keys. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 197 Posts…

They All Sing Leonard

Famous and not so famous people get together to take on songs written by Leonard Cohen whose birthday is today. Nina Simone, Justin Timberlake, Madeleine Peyroux, Tom Jones, Lana Del Rey, Glen Hansard, Beck, Nick Cave, Judy Collins,kd lang,…

The Ultimate Xmas Wish List

From 'Diamonds And Pearls' to 'Purple Shoes' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas List'. It has Lloyd Price, The Impressions, Jutta Hipp & Zoot Sims, Otis Redding and many more.

Her Wish List

From 'Thats What I Want For Christmas' to 'Give Me That Slow Knowing Smile' , we have mixed 17 'Ladies Song' tunes around the theme of 'Her Christmas List'. It has Randy Crawford, Barb Jungr, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Miss Platnum and many…

Jazzin’Around The Shape of Jazz to Come

Starting and ending with Ornette Coleman's composition 'Lonely Woman', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Ornette Coleman'. It has Chet Baker, Lyambiko, Charles Mingus, Jimmy Rodgers and many more.

Layla

Starting and ending with 'Layla' made famous by Derek And The Dominos, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bob Seger, Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Derek And The Dominos and many more.

New-Year (Sentimental) Resolutions

From 'I Will Follow Him' to 'I'm Gonna Leave You By Yourself' , we have mixed 20 'Good Old Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'What My Heart Is Going To Do'. It has Nat King Cole, T-Bone Walker, Nancy Wilson, Robert Cray and many…

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck's composition '(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Dave Brubeck'. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto…