Soul/R&B Musicians that Died in June

Davis Eli “David” Ruffin, (The Temptations, Soul Stirrers), June 1, 1991 Anthony “Tony” Ulysses Thompson, (Hi-Five), June 1, 2007 Franklin Delano “Junior” Alexander Braithwaite, (Wailers), June 2, 1999 Benny Spellman, June 3, 2011 Cornelius “Neeny,” Richard Harp, (The Marcels), June 4, 2013 Jayare Cahron Childs, (Cali Swagg District), June 6, 2014 Marvin Isley (The Isley Brothers), June 6, 2010 Billy Preston, June 6, 2006 Melvin “Lil Phat” Vernell III, June…

October 11, 2017

Bertha Butt Boogie – The Jimmy Castor Bunch

Hello everybody, how is your “Soulful Sunday happening? I am still on vacation and enjoying the sunshine, sand and water. The thing about Jamaica, there is rarely any place you can go at this time of the day where there is not music playing, whether it be Gospel, Old School (R&B, Soul, Reggae). Jamaicans love their music and it comes in many genres and Sundays is where you will hear…

July 23, 2017

Family Reunion – The O’jays

Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF), but not just any Friday, it’s “Black Friday,” synonymous with shopping until you drop. This day is usually the day after Thanksgiving in the United States and I have done a few cross border shopping in my day. You would not believe the madness that occurs. This first tune is to celebrate what Thanksgiving is really all about. To start our Weekend off here is…

November 25, 2016

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…

March 27, 2016