Posts tagged with Soul/Funk
Best Chaka Khan Songs: 10 Unstoppable Funk Belters
Connecting the past and future of Black music, the best Chaka Khan songs stride from empowering anthems to straight-up floor-fillers.
‘Dusty In Memphis’: How A White British Singer Made A Landmark Soul Album
Dusty Springfield’s crowning achievement, the ‘Dusty In Memphis’ album allowed her to realise her full potential as a soul singer.
Best 70s Songs: 20 Decade-Defining Rock, Pop And Soul Classics
From classic-rock wizardry to the boogie-inducing enchantment of disco and funk, the best 70s songs prove why it was such a magical decade.
‘Sweet Soul Music’: Arthur Conley’s Taste Of Sweet Soul Success
Recorded with Otis Redding’s guiding hand, Arthur Conley’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’ album was an all too brief entrée from a shoula-been soul icon.
‘Green Onions’: Behind Booker T And The MGs’ Sizzling Soul Stew
Establishing the Stax Records’ sound, Booker T And The MGs’ debut album, ‘Green Onions’, remains a totemic release in soul and R&B music.
Best Seal Songs: 20 Essential Tracks From The Iconic UK Soul Singer
The best Seal songs reveal an artist with a unique voice whose killer hooks and poetic lyrics straddle the worlds of pop, soul and jazz.
How Ray Charles’ Genius Debut Album Birthed Soul Music
Ray Charles’ self-titled debut album may not have delivered the bundle of joy singlehanded, but it represents the birth of soul music.
Best Roberta Flack Songs: 10 Deeply Soulful Classics
Rejecting all labels, the best Roberta Flack songs are full of the intense emotions that have made her presence resonate over the years.
‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett’: An Explosive Southern Soul Album
Stuffed with killer soul songs, ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett’ was a perfectly named album from the ‘Wicked’ soul icon.
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