Soul

Remembering the Soul legend Jackie Wilson

From his early days with The Dominoes to his solo success with memorable hits such as “Lonely Teardrops” and “Reet Petite,” Wilson’s powerful voice and dynamic performances made him a legendary figure in R&B and soul music

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Ten of the Best Stevie Wonder songs

With a career that has spanned for over 60 years, Stevie Wonder has composed some of Soul, Funk and Pop best songs. The once Motown child prodigy and one of the biggest music composers turns 74 today

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Remembering the Prince Of Soul, Marvin Gaye

The legendary Marvin Gaye was pivotal in taking Soul music to the mainstream during the 1960’s. He released several memorable songs such as “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology”), “What’s Going On” and “Sexual Healing” among others. His life was cut short at the age of 44 by his own father. We look back at his career on what would had been his 85thbirthday

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Terence Trent D’Arby turns 62 today

Terence Trent D’Arby had a string of hit singles during the late 1980’s including “Sign Your Name” with his acclaimed debut album “Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby”, today, the singer that has changed his name to Sananda Francesco Maitreya, turns 62

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Motown’s Eddie Holland turns 84 today

Eddie Holland was a member of the famed Motown songwriting and production team Holland–Dozier– responsible for much of the Motown Sound and hit records by Martha and the Vandellas, The Supremes, The Four Tops, and The Isley Brothers, among others. Today he turns 84

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Bill Medley turns 83 today

Bill Medley’s distinctive voice is noted for his bass-baritone voice in songs such as The Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'”, “Unchained Melody” and the 1980’s classic “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”

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New Song by George McCrae in duet with Lynda Law

Renowned R&B/Soul and Disco sensation George McCrae is about to be heard again on radio and seen on TV with a new song, a duet called “Step Into My Heart”, sung with and also written by Lynda Law. 2024 will mark the 50th anniversary of his smash hit “Rock Your Baby” and George is still going strong with this new song release on July 7, 2023

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The Queen Of Rock, Tina Turner 1939-2023

Tina Turner has left. A voice and figure that crossed through several generations in a planetary scale, an example of strength, talent and perseverance, irreplaceable and unique. The sad news arrived on May 24th, 2023. The Queen of Rock left and she leaves behind a valuable and influential body of work, a place that can’t ever be filled by anyone else, anywhere in the world.

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Adios, Renée, and thanks…

The Australian music industry was left a poorer place this week with the unexpected and devastating news of the passing of Renée Geyer at the terribly young age of 69. For fifty years, Renée was the yardstick against which other singers could measure themselves and would usually come up wanting. Bold, defiant, nobody’s fool, Renée blazed a trail for others to follow, although few could do so as soulfully and powerfully as she.

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50 Essential Albums From 1967

1967 was one of absolute golden years for music. A deeply culturally and socially important year with several changes around the world, on fashion, politics, technology and many other changes that were reflected on the music being made. We gathered together 50 of the best album releases from 1967 with no particular order, all of them are essential and timeless

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76

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