Tag: Chuck Jackson

The Independents

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Soul Serenade: The Independents, “Leaving Me”

The Independents ran eight singles up the charts in their all-too-brief career...

The Del-Vikings

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Soul Serenade: The Del-Vikings, “Come Go With Me”

The Del-Vikings were an important group for reasons beyond music...

Chris Kenner

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Soul Serenade: Chris Kenner, “I Like It Like That”

Chris Kenner hit it big in '61. Covers of his songs were massive hits for others....

Natalie Cole

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Soul Serenade: Natalie Cole, “This Will Be”

Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right...

The Zombies

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A Fan’s Notes: The Colin Blunstone Interview

The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964...

Soul Serenade - Freddie Scott (Lonely)

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Soul Serenade: Freddie Scott, “Are You Lonely for Me”

The Pride of Providence scored a big hit in '66...

Soul Serenade - Ashford & Simpson

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Soul Serenade: Ashford & Simpson, “Solid”

The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in '84...

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Soul Serenade: Maxine Brown, “Oh No Not My Baby”

Maxine Brown was one of the most respected soul singers of the '60s. Then a fateful decision by her label left her in the lurch....

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Soul Serenade: Chuck Jackson, “Any Day Now (My Wild Beautiful Bird)”

Chuck Jackson followed a stint with the Del-Vikings with a superb solo career that reached its peak with his 1962 hit "Any Day Now (My Wild...