Smokey Robinson whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of soulful artists. We have selected twelve of them : Sheryl Crow, Joss Stone, Diana Ross, Ashanti, Linda Ronstadt, Dionne Warwick, Jessie J, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Carnes, Aretha Franklin, The Miracles, The Supremes Here, they are reunited in one […]
People Get Ready
This day (February 19, 1940 ), in Detroit, Michigan , is born Smokey Robinson, an American R&B singer, songwriter and record producer.
Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Curtis/Live!’ is his first album, after leaving The Impressions.recorded in January, 1971 at The Bitter End in New York City and released in May by Curtom. Track Listing : 1.Mighty Mighty (Spade And Whitey) (Curtis Mayfield) – 06:56 . 2.I Plan To Stay A Believer (Curtis Mayfield) – 03:16 . 3.We’Re A Winner […]
Aretha Franklin’s ‘Lady Soul’ feat. ‘Chain of Fools’ is an album also including ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) – 02:46 . 2.Money Won’T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) – 02:09 . 3.People […]
Burning Spear’s ‘Man in the Hills’ is an album produced by Jack Ruby and released on August 18, 1976 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Man In The Hills (Winston Rodney) – 04:00 . 2.It’S Good (Philip Fullwood, Winston Rodney) – 02:45 . 3.No More War (Winston Rodney) – 03:19 . 4.Black Soul (Winston Rodney) – […]
On her various albums – and in particular on “The Soul Sessions, vol. 2” which was released this week in 2012 – Joss Stone has covered a lot of other people’s songs. Anyhow, we have found twelve more covers she did in public and that have not made their way to one of her albums. […]
Jeff Beck’s ‘Flash’ is his fourth studio album (featuring a reunion with Rod Stewart for a cover of ‘People Get Ready’) released in July 1985 by Epic. Track Listing : 1.Ambitious (Nile Rodgers) – 04:38 . 2.Gets Us All In The End (Arthur Baker, Tina B) – 06:06 . 3.Escape (Jan Hammer) – 04:41 . […]
This day (April 11, 1987), in Dover, Kent, England, is born Jocelyn Eve Stoker a.k.a. Joss Stone a British soul singer.