Posts filed under: Soul/R&B

Stax: Soulsville U.S.A.

A riveting new documentary about some radical old soul... Read More

Corinne Bailey Rae “Put Your Records On”

Corinne Bailey Rae's surprise hit "Put Your Records On" is somehow an even bigger surprise almost two decades later.... Read More

Booker T. & The M.G.’s “Time Is Tight”

The preeminent instrumental rock band of all time, Booker T. & The MG's, rose to the forefront of music history.... Read More

William DeVaughn “Be Thankful for What You Got”

Seventies splendor and the perfect song for Thanksgiving... Read More

Al Green “Let’s Stay Together”

The message of Al Green's signature song, "Let's Stay Together," does not necessarily apply when there are scalding hot grits involved.... Read More

War “Why Can’t We Be Friends?”

An under-the-radar bizarre band name, and their biggest hit that went against type.... Read More

Dance Week / Janelle Monae “Tightrope” (2010)

Tipping on the tightrope, Janelle Monae shows off some formal and funky footwork.... Read More

Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Beacon

My return to live music with Tedeschi Trucks Band's return to The Beacon Theater. Neither was a return to normal.... Read More

Isley Brothers “That Lady” (1973)

One of music history's greatest guitar jams was uncharacteristically created by a decades-long stalwart of R&B. Jimi Hendrix had a lot to do with it.... Read More

Eryn Allen Kane “Piano Song” (2015)

Belying its nondescript title, this referral really built up to be something remarkable.... Read More
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