Posts tagged with Soul
From powerhouse personalities to gentle falsettos, the best soul singers can make you dance or weep, can touch your hearts or move your hips.
The hit that never was, Ike And Tina Turner’s River Deep – Mountain High is still regarded as the greatest pop song ever made.
The best Ben E King songs didn’t just pioneer soul music, they influenced rock and reggae artists, and led a new force in black culture.
From soaring cries for freedom to clear-eyed dissections of troubled romance, the best Aretha Franklin songs continue to define soul music.
Pairing Otis Redding’s belting voice with Carla Thomas’ classy poise, ‘King & Queen’ was a stroke of genius from Stax Records.
‘Knowing what’s happening today,’ Lalah Hathaway tells Dig!, the socio-political soul music of the 70s ‘could have been written last week’.
Written by Solomon Burke, Everybody Needs Somebody To Love was claimed by Wilson Pickett, and is an anthem whose message still rings true.
'Tina' celebrates the life of Tina Turner and her life from extreme adversity to global superstar and will be available in April
With her ‘Lady Soul’ album, Aretha Franklin made further steps towards grabbing the crown as The Queen Of Soul.
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