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This week In One-Off Collaborations 08

Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi […]

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

To celebrate Joe Cocker who passed away today five years ago, we have selected twelve artists who originally performed the songs that made Cocker famous. “The Originals” are Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, Randy Newman, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin’ Spoonful , The Box Tops, Dave Mason Here, they […]

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 we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Ray Charles visits Tokyo (1982)

December 17, 1982 – Ray Charles performs at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo (Japan). Ray has invited local rock singer Yanagi Joji a.k.a. George Yanagi to perform with him on a couple of songs.

Happy Birthday Diane Schuur. ‘Deedles Day’

This day (December 10, 1953), in Tacoma, Washington, is born Diane Schuur (nicknamed ‘Deedles’), an American jazz singer and pianist. Tracklist : Nomos Jazz Festival (2017) . w/ Torino Jazz Orchestra (2014) . Lousiana Sunday Afternoon (2013) . On Sesame Street . Live @ The Place . Interviewed By Mr. Robinson . w/ Ray Charles […]

Tina, Petula, Ray et al tape ‘The Big T.N.T. Show’ (1965)

November 29, 1965 – The Ronettes, Ike & Tina Turner, Petula Clark, Bo Diddley, Donovan, The Byrds, Roger Miller, The Lovin’ Spoonful, Joan Baez, Ray Charles and more. They all take part in the taping of “The Big T.N.T. Show” concert at the Moulin Rouge in Los Angeles, California More Info

This week In Soul Artists 39

Earth Wind and Fire, Tina Turner, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Sly and The Family Stone, Big Joe Turner, Jr. Walker, The All Stars, Marvin Gaye, Ne Yo, Parliament, Ray Charles, Luther Vandross. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 257 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

We remember Leon Russell. ‘A Song For Leon’

This day (November 13, 2016), in Nashville, died Claude Russell Bridges a.k.a. Leon Russell, an American musician, singer and songwriter. Digest Tracklist : w/ Willie Nelson, Ray Charles – A Song For You . w/ John Mayer – A Song For You . Life And Love (2002) . Lady Blue . w/ Jools Holland (1998) […]

This week In Soul Artists 38

Earth Wind and Fire, Sharon Jones, The Da, Missy Elliott, Chaka Khan, Maze, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Ruth Brown, Alicia Keys, Ray Charles, Irma Thomas, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 277 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Earth, Wind […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest. Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) […]

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records. Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) – 03:38 . 3.Don’T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, […]