• (January 18, 2017) Nathan East recorded his cover of “Serpentine Fire” in 1991, and it remained hidden and unheard in Patti Austin’s basement – of...

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  • (January 14, 2017) In 1967, music lovers of every stripe were jamming to one of the all-time soul music songs, “Expressway to Your Heart.” The song was...

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  • (January 15, 2017) In this week’s “Say It Ain’t So” moment, legendary soul songstress Anita Baker has seemingly announced her retirement...

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  • First Listen: Keith Sweat and Silk make the most of “Tonight”

    (January 14, 2017) "Make it go up and down, back and forth, left to right...

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Soul Music Birthdays


January 18

Frankie Knuckles (1955)
David Ruffin (1941)

January 19

Harvey Hinsley of Hot Chocolate (1948)
Janis Joplin (1943)
Trey Lorenz (1969)
Robert Palmer (1959)
Caron Wheeler (1963)

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