2018 728×90 Allchin

Classic Soul

From Soul Music's origins to around the end of the 1970's

Jesse Ed Davis Feature - Rumble

Jesse Ed Davis Inducted into Native American Music Hall of Fame

His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
Nakia-Feature-PhotoBy-ReubenAtkins

Austin Texas’ Nakia is a ‘Blues Grifter’

What Nakia has done is more borrowed than stolen. He took classic blues and soul songs, redefined them in his own unique and powerful way, and gifted them back to us as something fresh and new.
BBBS Feature Image

Samantha Fish & Jonny Lang Headline Bacon, Blues & Big Stories Festival

A festival of what's good for the taste buds, ears, and soul, Bacon Blues & Big Stories will take place in Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm.

Inspired Trudy Lynn Lifts Us Up with ‘Blues Keep Knockin”

Lynn is over seventy years old but sings like this is her debut. With a voice like hers, it would be easy for her to coast on natural ability alone...
Mandy_Barnett_feat_Cyndi_Hornsby

World Premiere Track From Mandy Barnett “Strange Conversation”

"I'm a torch singer, somebody who can do a little bit of everything," says Barnett. "Pop, blues, gospel, country, soul — songs with emotion are what I do."
Aretha-Franklin feat Kennedy Center Honors

Aretha Franklin’s Greatest Performances

From the moment she stepped out of the church and into the spotlight, Aretha Franklin cast a long lasting spell on the world with her glorious, God-given gift.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

With her induction in 1987, Franklin was the first woman earning a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She sold more than 75 million records over the course of a career that spanned six decades.
Shemekia-Copeland-feat-Photo-Mike-White

Shemekia Copeland is ‘America’s Child’

What Shemekia Copeland does on 'America's Child' is braid blues, folk, Americana, roots and soul, then bend them like a willow in the wind.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Is ‘Gravely Ill’

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is reportedly hospitalized and gravely ill. She is surrounded by family and friends in her native Detroit.
Robert-Gordon-feat-by-Trey-Harrison

Author, Filmmaker Robert Gordon is a Jack of All Blues

"I think my writing and film making is musical in some way. Being raised around music affected my sense of rhythm, timing, and contrast. I am very inspired by the music." - Robert Gordon
- Advertisement -
Bluescentric.com 20180101 300×300-Blues