With the soul of a Leonard Cohen and the husky voice of a seasoned bluesman, Kail Baxley and his album “A Light That Never Dies” come to be a pleasant surprise.
The Houston-based music auction house will begin an online auction on March 14, containing unique memorabilia from Otis Redding to the Allman Brothers Band.
With a cover that looks like it came straight from the 1960s, “Lonely & Blue: The Deepest Soul of Otis Redding” puts the spotlight on the soul man’s slow songs.
20 songs noteworthy for their quality and rarity released as “The Soul Of Capitol Records: Rare & Well-Done (Vol. 1).” Unfortunately, it’s only digital
The Commodores performed for the Monaco Royalty to celebrate the successful Princess Grace Foundation benefit held last week.
Bedouin Soundclash has set the U.S. physical release date for their latest album “Light the Horizon” as Tuesday, June 7.
Any serious discussion about Philadelphia International Records has to include songwriters/producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, the label’s founders. But they had plenty of help (i.e., Earl Young, above) in making PIR, which marks its 40th anniversary in 2011, a hotbed of sophisticated soul.
The third part of this four-part series continues with the author’s interviews with Phil Spector, Brian Wilson, Leonard Cohen, and others.
A “pod” (display case) filled with artifacts associated with the life and career of the late Sam Cooke is now on display at The GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles in recognition of what would have been the late artist’s 80th birthday.
Forty-five years ago Gaye released *A Tribute To the Great Nat King Cole*. Prompted by Cole’s death, it showcased a unique side of the soul singer’s ambitions.