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Ray Charles

Singing (and playing) With B.B. King

B.B. King who would have turned 94 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers and guitar players. We have selected twelve of them : Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Ray Charles, U2, Ruth Brown, Richie Sambora, Gary Moore, Tracy Chapman, David Gilmour, Luciano Pavarotti, Gladys Knight, Jerry Reed Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Singing With Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, who passed away sixteen years ago today, has duetted with a myriad of singers in and out of his own show. We have selected twelve of them : Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, June Carter, Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Gordon Lightfoot, Kris Kristofferson, Marty Robbins, Johnny Rodriguez, Martin Delray Here, […]

This week In Soul Artists 31

Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Gaynor, Rufus, Funkadelic, Sal, Destiny’s Child, Earth, Wind, Fire, Macy Gray, The Jackson 5, Kool and The Gang. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 239 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Billy Preston – Agent […]

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands : Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, […]

Ray Charles records ‘Dedicated to You’ with Betty Carter (1960)

Ray Charles’ ‘Dedicated to You’ is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) – 03:02 . 3.Margie (Con […]

Singing With Aretha Franklin

During her long career, Aretha Franklin, whose jpassed away last year, has duetted with several colleagues. We have selected fourteen of them : Dennis Edwards & Ronald Isley, Luther Vandross, Smokey Robinson, Lou Rawls, The Blues Brothers , Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, George Michael, Michael Mcdonald, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Keith Richards & Whoopi Goldberg […]

Decca publish John Mayall’s first studio album : ‘Blues…

John Mayall’s ‘Blues Breakers’ is his first studio album recorded with ex-Yardbird Eric Clapton and (released on July 22, 1966 by Decca. Track Listing : 1.All Your Love (Otis Rush) – 03:38 . 2.Hideaway / The Walk (Freddie King/Sonny Thompson / Jimmy Mccracklin) – 03:17 . 3.Little Girl (John Mayall) – 02:36 . 4.Another Man […]

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 […]

Jimmy Smith records ‘Home Cookin” for Blue Note (1960)

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Home Cookin’ is an album recorded on July 15, 1958, May 24 & June 16, 1959 and released in 1960 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) – 06:35 . 2.Sugar Hill (Kenny Burrell) – 05:19 . 3.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) – 03:55 . 4.Messin’ […]

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 280 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Ray Charles – How […]