• (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

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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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