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Soul Retrospective: Miles Davis’ ‘Tutu’

Miles Davis was a transformative musician, an innovative bandleader and pioneering force in the world of jazz. Davis’ legend was set in the early ’60s with albums  Kind of Blue, Sketches of Spain, and Miles Ahead, among many others. By the late […]

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Soul Retrospective: L.T.D.

In the late '70s and early '80s, there were few R&B groups as popular as L.T.D. With a collection of great songs, band camaraderie,

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Soul Retrospective: Natalie Cole

As an R&B and pop icon, Natalie Cole's life story is a bit different than her contemporaries’. For the past 40 years, Cole has


Soul Retrospective: The Temptations’ ‘Truly For You’

In the 1980s, The Temptations were one of the few R&B groups who could keep their act contemporary as well as hold on to


Soul Retrospective: Isaac Hayes and Dionne Warwick’s ‘A Man and a Woman’

In the 1970s, live albums and performances were a great way to connect listeners to the acts they loved. Albums like Blue Magic, Major


Soul Retrospective: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Characters’

When Characters was released in 1987, Stevie Wonder had already experienced over 25 years of constant hits. In the early '60s, Motown and America

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Soul Retrospective: The Family

The Family is one of the most interesting and enduring acts to come from Prince's musical stable. Unbeknownst to many, a few members of The

Train Stop Tuesday: Soul Diva Style

We all know it's not wise to judge a book


Train Stop Tuesday: Tamia in blush

In this clip from the Soul Train Awards, Asha

Train Stop Tuesday: Anita Baker

On the heels of jazz singer Esperanza Spalding's shocking

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