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Artist Profile: Toto

Formed in 1977 in Los Angeles, California, Toto is a rock band that is currently composed of David Paich on…

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History of Soul Music

Soul music is a combination of gospel music and Rhythm and Blues or R&B. And it all began in the…

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Music Legends: Ray Charles

Introduction Ray Charles was an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter and pianist who became one of the pioneers and most…

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Music Legends: Otis Redding

  Introduction The late Otis Redding was one of the popular artists during the 60s music era. He is now…

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One-hit wonders: The Weather Girls

The Weather Girls The Weather Girls are a female R&B and dance music duo originally consisting of Izora Armstead and…

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Music Legends: Whitney Houston

Introduction Whitney Houston was an American singer, actress, film and record producer. She first rose to fame during the 80s…

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Artists Profile: Lionel Richie

Introduction Lionel Richie is one of the most successful artists from the 80s music era, only to be eclipsed by…

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Artists Profile: Daryl Hall & John Oates (aka Hall & Oates)

Introduction Daryl Hall & John Oates aka Hall and Oates were one of the most popular acts during the late…

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Artists Profile: Chairmen of the Board

Introduction Chairmen of the Board was an American soul group mostly active during the 70s music era. Their famous hits…

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Artist Biography: Arthur Conley

  Introduction Arthur Conley (1946-2003) is the late American soul singer-songwriter who attained a considerable success during the 60s music…

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Artist Biography: Brenda and the Tabulations

Introduction  Brenda and the Tabulations were an American R&B act formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1966. The original formation consisted…

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Artist Biography: Brook Benton

Introduction Brook Benton (1931-1988) was a prolific and successful R&B/pop/soul/rock and roll singer-songwriter who amassed several R&B as well as…

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The Life and Music of Ruth Brown

Introduction to Ruth Brown Ruth Brown was an American blues singer who brought elements of pop music into her usual…

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James Brown and His Backing Group The JB’s

Introduction to The JB’s The JB’s (also billed under the names The J.B.s, The James Brown Soul Train, Maceo and…

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Introduction to Eddie Holland

Who is Eddie Holland? Eddie Holland Jr. (born Edward Holland in Detroit, Michigan in 1939) is an American recording artist,…

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One-Hit Wonders: Brighter Side of Darkness

Introduction Brighter Side of Darkness is now a defunct American R&B and soul group whose way to their brief fame…

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Alvin Cash and the Crawlers

Introduction to Alvin Cash and the Crawlers Alvin Cash and the Crawlers was a group consisting of Alvin Cash (1939-1999)…

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Bobby Hebb and His Famous Song “Sunny”

Introduction to Bobby Hebb Bobby Hebb (born in 1938 – died in 2010) was an American singer-songwriter best known for…

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The Funk Music of Bloodstone

Introduction to Bloodstone Bloodstone is a American funk/R&B/soul act formed in Kansas City, Missouri during the early 1960s. Led by…

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The Music of the “Philly Soul” Group, Blue Magic

Introduction to Blue Magic Blue Magic is the name of one of the best-known Philly soul groups during the 70s…

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B.T. Express, Funk and Soul Group in the 1970s

Introduction B.T. Express was one of the funk/disco/soul acts who enjoyed a string of hits during the 70s music era.…

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Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band

Introduction to Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band Dennis Coffey (born Dennis James Coffey in Detroit, Michigan in 1940)…

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The History of R&B Legends The Clovers

Introduction The Clovers were one of the biggest-selling acts of the 1950s, having scored numerous high-charting R&B singles, and a…

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Carl Carlton and His Hit “Everlasting Love”

Introduction: Carl Carlton is an American artist who sings R&B, soul and funk. Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1953, he…

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Bunker Hill and His Only Hit “Hide and Go Seek”

Introduction to Bunker Hill Bunker Hill (born David Walker on May 5, 1941 – died in the 1980s) was an…

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The Life and Music of Betty Harris

  Introduction to Betty Harris Betty Harris is an American soul singer who has been esteemed particularly by fans of…

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Ashford and Simpson, the Husband and Wife Music Duo

Introduction to Ashford and Simpson Ashford & Simpson are a husband, Nickolas “Nick” Ashford (5/4/1942 – 8/22/2011) & wife, Valerie…

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The Short Music Career of Bell and James

Introduction to Bell & James Bell and James were an American duo hailing form Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia.  LeRoy Bell and Casey…

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The Story and Music of the R&B and Soul Group, The Honey Cone

Introduction to The Honey Cone The Honey Cone was a late 60s to early 70s music era all-girl R&B group…

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The Flaming Ember

Introduction to The Flaming Ember The Flaming Ember was one of the few white soul bands to figure on the…

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