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Soul Music

Ten Young Stars in the Galaxy of Blues, Roots, & Soul

There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Etta James

Jamesetta Hawkins was born to a Los Angeles prostitute, brought up by an abusive preacher, tossed around foster homes. And was just a teenager in 1954 when she scored her first chart-topping hit. It all moved pretty fast after that...

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

The feature documentary film, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend, in Park City, Utah. Produced by Rezolution Pictures, it tells the story of a...

Eric Gales is Reborn with ‘Middle of the Road’

But now, we have the new album, which is an auspicious new beginning indeed: mentally, physically, and spiritually.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sam Cooke

Editor's Note: The great, Sam Cooke would be 86 this week, if he'd lived past his 33rd year. An artist who many regard as the founder of soul music, we offer 10 things you...

Southern Avenue’s Debut Album is the Beginning of a Legacy

There's a new sound coming from Memphis, but it's as familiar as mom's cooking.

WORLD PREMIERE Video From Ronnie Baker Brooks

Second generation Chicago artist, Ronnie Baker Brooks, was only nine years old when he first appeared on stage with his famous father, Lonnie. That was 1976. Now 49 years old, Brooks will drop his...

Timely Album From Murali Coryell – ‘Mr. Senator’

Trying to find a favorite on this one was difficult. Not because there aren't several to choose from, but because they're all so good in their unique and individual ways.
Starlight Campbell Blueberry Pie Album

Starlite Campbell Band Serve Up a Delicious ‘Blueberry Pie’

With Cambell's tight as a tick guitar, Starlite's deep, funky bass and their combined natural vocals, this pie is delicious to the very last.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scotty Moore

"Everyone else wanted to be Elvis, I wanted to be Scotty." - Keith Richards
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