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Contemporary Soul

Soul music within the last 20 years.

J.R. Rhodes Tells Her Story with ‘I Am’

'I Am' showcases some of the finest musical talent in the Pacific Northwest and confirms J.R. Rhodes as a break-out talent in contemporary blues and rock.

New Janiva Magness ‘Love Is an Army’ On the Way

Guests include legendary singer Delbert McClinton, Mississippi hill-country blues torchbearer Cedric Burnside, Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica, and more!

2018 Grammy Awards Nominees Announced

2018 Grammy Award nominations have been announced. Who are they? Take a look...
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Rockie Charles’ ‘Born For You’ is Splendid New Orleans Soul

If you like blues, if you love soul, and you think the two combined are the best thing since sliced bread, you'll want to get yourself a copy of this album.
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Why Did James Brown Have Two Drummers? (and what bands have Double Drums)

James Brown may not have been the first band leader to employ two drummers, but his decision to do so changed the game in music.

2018 She Rocks Awards Recipients Announced

The She Rocks Awards Honorees for 2018 have been announced by the Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN)...

A ‘Leisurely’ Chat With Soul Crooner Paul Loren

In the midst of a troubled world, Loren's latest single, "I Know a Place," is a breath of hope.
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10 Songs About Food For Thanksgiving and One Truly Thankful One

Today we offer you 10 of our favorite songs about food, and an additional one about giving thanks. Happy Thanksgiving y'all. Now, let's eat!

10 Songs About Rain

We cast a wide net and gathered ten different "Rain" songs from across a range of styles and genres. So, without further ado, we present our choices.

The Tedeschi Trucks Band Fires Up the Orpheum Theatre

Tedeschi Trucks Band, formed by husband and wife, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, might have assembled one of the best touring jam bands ever.
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