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Soul Retrospective: Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack was the voice of experience, an iconoclast, and one of music’s most talented artists. The combination of Womack’s writing, guitar playing, and singing gave his work a singular emotional honesty. Born in 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio, Bobby Womack […]

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Bobby Womack

Soul Retrospective: Bobby Womack’s ‘Facts of Life’

Facts of Life was Bobby Womack's sixth release in a catalogue that already included 1971's Communication and 1972's soundtrack classic, Across 110th

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Q&A: Brian Owens

There’s a sound that comes from Brian Owens that is unmistakably soulful. It is the soul of someone who knows Jesus and family and

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Q&A: Nao Yoshioka

Japanese soul singer Nao Yoshioka is an up and coming soul artist not to be missed! Yoshioka’s remarkable voice has music fans all over the globe taking


The King of Soul: Remembering Sam Cooke 50 Years Later

In times of turmoil and civil unrest, often times people turn to music to get them through the tough times and provide an inkling of


Q&A: L.C. Cooke- A Blast from the Past

Turn back the hands of time, to a time when Sam Cooke ruled the airwaves and the gospel world was finally getting over the shock


In Memoriam: Bobby Womack—The End of a Soul Era

I can remember sitting in the back of my parents Trans-am riding down the highway on our way to Florida with the sounds of soul


Sound Check: Ray Lavender–The Reality of Music to Movies

From the World Wide Web to the small screen, crooner Ray Lavender continues to prove he’s more than just eye candy. The Louisiana native is stepping up to


Ray Lavender Lands Sam Cooke Role

R&B singer Ray Lavender (Ray L) released news on May 2 via his twitter page that he will be playing Sam Cooke in his upcoming biopic. Ray first


Sam Cooke’s Biopic Film Now a Reality

The latest biographic picture to receive a green light is legendary crooner Sam Cooke. The singer/songwriter is considered one of the pioneers and founders of soul music and

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