• I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby – Barry White
  • Rockin’ Robin – The Jacksons
  • River Deep Mountain High – Ike & Tina Turner
  • (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  • Express Yourself – N.W.A.

Rocking Around The Christmas Tree – Darlene Love & Ronnie Spector

  Who remembers the 2013 documentary on background singers “20 Feet From Stardom? It featured some of the best backup singers in the music business. Whether it is the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Michael Jackson or David Bowie, one artist stood out. That was Darlene Love. Don’t get me wrong Táta Vega, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Mary Clayton are no way slouches and can hold there own when it…

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Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday – William Bell

  Hello “Soulful Sunday,” followers I feel really great sharing the Sunday before Christmas with you all. Listening to some of the best Christmas songs sung by some of the greatest R&B, Soul and Gospel artist of our time. It is really incredible, I finished doing my shopping today and it was primarily for groceries, not presents. I remember when my daughters were small how I would rush around even…

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Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow

  It was difficult choosing the songs for this Christmas “Flashback Friday.” There are so many great Christmas songs recorded by R&B, Soul, Pop, and even Hip-Hop artists, but choose I did and I hope you liked them. If you did just leave a like on my website and tune in on “Soulful Sunday,” when I conclude my selection. I will end this session with one of the pioneers of…

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Silent Night (Happy Holiday Mix) – En Vogue

  En Vogue was again conceived in the studio, to be an R&B, Soul group similar to the girl groups back in the 1950s and 60s. Each member had to have strong vocals and attractive. Over 3,000 singers tried out to be a member. Eventually, four females with strong vocal cords and stage presences were chosen. Over the years members have left and returned making the group sometimes a quartet…

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Little Drummer Boy – Boney M

  I think everyone remembers Millie Vanilli a duo that formed in Germany. Well, they were brought together by the same person as my next selected artists Boney M. The difference was that Boney M actually performed live. The main vocalists on their recordings were Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, but at live performances, Maizie Williams and Bobby Farrell would also sing. All four singers were from the Caribbean and…

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Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid

  Hello Everlasting-Soul followers, we are in the countdown for that magical day. Most of you are going to be running around doing some last minute shopping. Others will be packing the car or suitcases to head to spend the holidays on a beach somewhere warm or to spend time with loved ones. To get you in the spirit or keep the spirit growing, I have selected a few soulful…

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Move Your Body – Marshall Jefferson

  My last selection for this week is from the “father of House music, Marshall Jefferson. Marshall is one of the original creators of House music in Chicago. In the dying days of Disco, a new sound emerged in the dance clubs around Chicago. Marshall a big fan of Hard Rock listening to bands like Black Sabbath and Aerosmith. Through friends, he started to visit places like The Warehouse later…

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Heat You Up (Melt You Down) Shirley Lites

My next artist is one of the main ingredients for what we call House Music, some will call it Disco or Electro-Disco, but the followers of Dance know it has House. I tried to find a biography on Shirley Lites, but to date, she has not recorded her history or background. I do know that she had at least ten hits in her career and that she is still touring,…

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Dancing In The Street – Mick Jagger & David Bowie

Welcome to this week’s “Flashback Friday,” where we relive the hits and genre of yesterday’s music. I know people still create R&B and Soul songs, but the music that lives on are those songs from the 50s, to the 90s. Whether you called it R&B, Soul, Funk, Disco, House, Hip-Hop or even Pop, it is and will be everlasting. This month is the 50th anniversary of the album that really…

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