He was the "Gentleman of Soul." Unfortunately maligned at times by both Jazz and Soul purists, Lou Rawls enjoyed a 40-plus year career that would be the envy of the vast majority of artists in either genre. His longevity and his accomplishments - both musically and socially - were among the most impressive in the Soul Music world.
The talented Mr. Rawls, who died in 2006, is the subject of a terrific episode of TV One's Unsung. We have the full episode below. What do you think?