This week In Soul Artists 08

James Ingram, Sam Cooke, Harry Belafonte, Corinne Bailey Rae, Laura Mvula, Janet Jackson, Erykah Badu, Esperanza Spalding, Mary Mary, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Little Eva. They are the 12 Soul Artists selected among the 207 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!


1 . James Ingram – Just Once

Lifted from : Quincy Jones release ‘The Dude’ featuring ‘Ai No Corrida’ and James Ingram (1981)

2 . Sam Cooke – Riddle Song

Lifted from : Sam Cooke’s last album of his lifetime ‘Ain’t That Good News’ features ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ (1964)

3 . Harry Belafonte – Try To Remember

Lifted from : Happy Birthday to Harry Belafonte who turns 91 today. ‘We Sing The Harry’s Song’

4 . Corinne Bailey Rae – Since I’ve Been Loving You

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Corinne Bailey Rae. Let’s put her records on!!!

5 . Laura Mvula – Human Nature

Lifted from : Laura Mvula covers Michael Jackson, Coldplay & more at ‘BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge’ (2013)

6 . Janet Jackson – Never Letchu Go

Lifted from : Island publishes their first & last Janet Jackson’s album : ‘Discipline’ (2008)

7 . Erykah Badu – Soldier

Lifted from : We Wish A Happy Birthday to Erykah Badu. ‘Erykah The Beautiful’

8 . Esperanza Spalding – One

Lifted from : Esperanza Spalding reinvents herself : ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ (2016)

9 . Mary Mary – Higher Ground

Lifted from : Tony, Esperanza, Diana et al celebrate Stevie Wonder for his the Gershwin Prize (2009)

10 . Stevie Wonder – Love Having You Around

Lifted from : Tamla releases ‘Music of My Mind’ by 21 years old Stevie Wonder (1972)

11 . Prince – Musicology

Lifted from : On TV today, Prince promotes his next tour at ‘Jay Leno’ (2004)

12 . Little Eva – I Want You To Be My Boy

Lifted from : Tonight on TV, Little Eva is on ‘Shindig!: Season 1, Episode 26’ (1965)

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