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0818 Green Onions - Booker T. & the M.G.'s (1962)

This instrumental was written by Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewie Steinberg and Al Jackson, Jr. It was first recorded by Booker T. & the M.G.’s in 1962. 133 more words

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Song of the day: 10 April 2015

In 1967, Isaac Hayes and David Porter wrote the song Soul Man. The song was inspired by the African American Civil Rights Movement, which caused a lot of commotion in the sixties. 71 more words

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Valentine’s Day Music Countdown: Song #2

The next singer on the countdown had what I believe was the greatest voice EVER.  No one before or since can sing a song with such a heart wrenching achingly impassioned vocal that was Otis Redding’s signature sound.  535 more words

Valentine's Day Music Countdown: Song #9

Song #9, like #10 before it, is also a soulful upbeat love song, but this one has the distinction of actually being the #1 hit song on Valentine’s Day in 1972.  325 more words

R.I.P. Wendy Rene Soul Singer Extraordinaire

We are heartbroken to hear the news about Wendy Rene’s death. What a joy is has been sharing her ‘After Laughter Comes Tears: Complete Stax & Volt Singles, Rarities, 1964-1965′ album to fans of her music and to others who had never heard of her, but, became fans. 353 more words

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A Holiday Celebration with Run DMC/'Soul Christmas' [Watch]

Night one of XRT’s Holiday Nights with Ryan Arnold took place last night and in our stash of holiday records one of my personal favorites is the 1968 compilation, … 174 more words

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Jam Faces

While he and his bands– he was a member of both Small Faces and Faces, and he played in numerous other groups, such as the Rolling Stones and his own solo band– deserve their own posts, … 54 more words

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