Silent Night – The Temptations

December 24, 2018

  Well, folks, two more sleeps before the big day. I will be busy roasting the traditional ham at our house and getting into the Sorrel, wine and the odd Appleton Rum. I am not venturing further than my living room so I will partake in a few libations. It was a struggle to decide which artist or artists would be my last selection before Christmas. It was either Johnny…

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Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday – William Bell

December 24, 2018

  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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Little Drummer Boy – Boney M

December 21, 2018

  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

December 21, 2018

  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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Merry Christmas Baby – Otis Redding

Welcome to “Soulful Sunday,” and Christmas Eve. Closing off the Christmas theme on the day before the big day and I think I have some pretty great R&B, and Soul covers of some traditional Christmas songs and a couple you may have heard but don’t remember. The King of Soul himself Mr. Otis Redding with “Merry Christmas Baby.”

December 24, 2017
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I’ll Make Everyday Christmas (For My Woman) – Joe Tex

Here is a tall order but I fully understand the sentiment. It is the same way I feel about Valentine’s Day, it should be 365 days and not just one day in the year. That said, the next Soul and R&B artist want the same for Christmas. Joesph Arrington Junior, aka Joe Tex the singer with the raspy voice probably had more crossover hits back in the day than most…

December 22, 2017
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Who’s Loving You – Jackson 5

In closing off this week, I want to give notice that next week will be an R&B, and Soul Christmas. I hear you. You are Christmas music out, but I promise you this will be not your usual songs. Enough said, come back next week and let me if what I feature does not put you right in a festive mood. As I sign off this week and continue my…

December 17, 2017
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