• 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.

Top 20 R&B Singles, 1960

Have you sat around with friends and you hear a song and you try to remember when it was released and who was the original artist? Well this list is for you and your friends. Before Race Music started to be called Soul it was classified as R&B. These are the top twenty releases in 1960: Brook Benton “Kiddio/The Same One” Brook Benton/Dinah Washington “Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)/I…

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Soul Artists who Died – April

Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. “Marvin Gaye” April 1, 1984 Charles Edwin “Edwin Starr”Hatcher, April 2, 2003 Harry “Boom Boom” McGilberry, (Temptation) April 3, 2006 Lawrence Lloyd Brown (Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes) April 6, 2008 June Pointer (Pointer Sisters) April 11, 2006 Percy Sledge, April 14, 2015 Bernard Edwards, (Chic), April 18, 1996 Orish Grinstead (702). April 20, 2008 Al Wilson, April 22, 2008 Roger Troutman, (Zapp), April 25,…

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The Meaning of Soul Music

  I Love Music I have to thank my mother and father for introducing me to all genre of music, but especially the music of North America and the Caribbean. As my knowledge and curiousity grew I got to specialize in the type of music I wanted to purchase and listen. Do not get me wrong I still listen to all genre of music but the ones I listen to…

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