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Sam Cooke

John Lennon releases his sixth solo album : ‘Rock ‘n’…

John Lennon’s ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ is his sixth studio album produced (in part) by Phil Spector and released on February 17, 1975 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Be-Bop-A-Lula (Tex Davis, Gene Vincent) – 02:39 . 2.Stand By Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King) – 03:26 . 3.Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (Robert […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Soul ’69’ is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin’ (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River’S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls […]

We remember Sam Cooke. ‘Who Did Send You?’

This day (December 11, 1964), in Los Angeles, California, died Sam Cooke, an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer. Tracklist : Twistin’ the Night Away (1963) . Documentary (1964) . Blowing in the Wind . You Send Me . Old Man River . w/ Jackie Wilson – Cha Cha Cha (1958) . Tracklist : […]

This week In Soul Artists 42

Rufus Thomas, Bobby Womack, Otis Redding, D’Angelo, Gladys Knight, Sam Cooke, Donna Summer, Eartha Kitt, Bettye LaVette, Roberta Flack, Peabo Bryson, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, Nancy Wilson. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

Rod Stewart releases his fifth album : ‘Smiler’ featuring a duet…

Rod Stewart’s ‘Smiler’ is his fifth solo album featuring a duet with Elton John and released on October 4, 1974 by Mercury Records. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Little Rock ‘N’ Roller (Chuck Berry) – 03:43 . 2.Lochinvar (Pete Sears) – 00:25 . 3.Farewell (Martin Quittenton, Rod Stewart) – 04:34 . 4.Sailor (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) […]

Motown publish The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only,’ their…

The Temptations’s ‘For Lovers Only’ is an album (featuring the final recordings of Melvin Franklin) released on September 26, 1995 by Motown. Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 05:28 . 2.I’Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 05:49 . 3.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry […]

Mercury publish Rod Stewart’s fourth album : ‘Never a Dull…

Rod Stewart‘s ‘Never a Dull Moment’ feat. ‘You Wear It Well’ is his fourth solo album released on July 21, 1972 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Angel (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) – 03:32 . 2.Lost Paraguayos (Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood) – 03:57 . 3.Mama You Been On My Mind (Bob Dylan) – 04:29 . 4.Italian […]

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

Roy Hargrove Quintet releases ‘Earfood’ featuring…

Roy Hargrove Quintet’s ‘Earfood’ feat. ‘Strasbourg/St. Denis’ is a studio album released on June 2, 2008 by Emarcy / Universal. Track Listing : 1.I’M Not So Sure (Cedar Walton) – 05:51 . 2.Brown (Roy Hargrove) – 04:32 . 3.Strasbourg/St. Denis (Roy Hargrove) – 04:40 . 4.Starmaker (Lou Marini) – 07:56 . 5.Joy Is Sorry Unmasked […]

Decca publish ‘Small Faces’ debut album featuring…

Small Faces’ feat. ‘Sha-La-La-La-Lee’ is their eponymous debut album featuring Ronnie Lane as lead vocalist and released on May 11, 1966 by Decca. Track Listing : 1.Shake (Sam Cooke) – 02:55 . 2.Come On Children (Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Jimmy Winston) – 04:20 . 3.You’D Better Believe It (Kenny Lynch, Jerry Ragovoy) – […]

Volt release Otis Redding’s fourth album ‘The Soul Album’…

Otis Redding’s ‘The Soul Album’ is his fourth studio album featuring among other session men Isaac Hayes and Booker T & the MGs released on April 1, 1966 by Volt/Atco. Track Listing : 1.Just One More Day (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, Mcelvoy Robinson) – 03:31 . 2.It’S Growing (Smokey Robinson, Warren Pete Moore) – 02:47 […]