• (August 13) The talented quartet from Detroit known as The Floaters unfortunately became synonymous with the term "One Hit Wonder," but that one hit...

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  • (August 12, 2020) For many soul and jazz music lovers, Frank McComb’s 2000 albumLove Stories was a revelation, and an auspicious...

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  • Photo credit: Audrey Beharie-McGee; Photo courtesy of Tony Terry

    (August 9, 2020) Tony Terry’s long-running streak of quality R&B includes material of a variety of tempos and moods; but it’s the slow-jams and...

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  • The Winstons in 1969
    By Metromedia Records - Billboard, page 77, 6 September 1969;, Public Domain, Link

    The "Amen Break": The unlikely story of the most sampled loop ever

    Back in 1969, the DC-based group The Winstons shot to the...

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SoulTracks "Fresh Soul" Playlist

Soul Music Birthdays


August 13

George Shearing (1919)
Howard Tate (1939)

August 14

Larry Graham (1946)

August 15

Bobby Byrd (1934)
Billy Griffin (1950)
Willie Little Beaver Hale (1945)
Stix Hooper of the Crusaders (1950)
Frederick Knight (1944)