Saturday Night Fever

Soul Retrospective: ‘Saturday Night Fever-The Original Movie Soundtrack’

In 1978, the film and soundtrack from Saturday Night Fever had captured the zeitgeist of music and cinema. The idea for the movie came from Nik Cohn’s 1976 Time article entitled “Tribal Rights of the New Saturday Night.” RSO president […]

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The 80s: Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away”

The new wave, synthpop group Berlin formed in the late 1970s in Los Angeles, California.  They released their debut album, Information, in 1980, and

Diana 1980 album cover

Classic Soul Album Spotlight: Diana Ross’ ‘Diana’

When Motown superstar Diana Ross went solo in 1970, many expected her solo career to take off with big hit after big hit. However,

Pointer Sisters first album cover

Q&A: The Pointer Sisters’ Ruth Pointer

Ruth Pointer is one-fourth of the legendary and world renown Pointer Sisters. Their career spans over four decades with hits such as “Yes We

Edith Lynn Pickens photo

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Edith Lynn Pickens

Many who have the official Soul Train DVD boxed set have seen the picture of a shapely Soul Train dancer wearing a striped midriff

Phoebe Snow

Soul Retrospective: Phoebe Snow

Phoebe Snow was born Phoebe Ann Laub in New York, New York, and had one of the most varied and infuriating careers in all

Prince Raspberry Beret

The 30th Anniversary of Prince and the Revolution’s ‘Around the World in a Day’

1984 was a seminal year for Prince with the release his debut film, the loosely autobiographical and musically revelatory Purple Rain, and its chart-topping soundtrack


The 80s: Grace Jones’ ‘Inside Story’

After the success of Grace Jones’ 1985 album Slave To The Rhythm, which spawned the #1 dance single of the same name, followed by

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Soul Train History Book: Soul Train Dancers Honored at the 2015 Disco Ball

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History was made on Sunday, March 22, 2015: It was the first time that an awards


Soul Retrospective: Sade’s ‘Promise’

Sade Adu and the band Sade are one of the most intriguing success stories in all of music. Their debut, Diamond Life, was released

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