Tag: Harvey Fuqua

The New Birth

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The New Birth, “Wildflower”

The New Birth was an ever-shifting assemblage that scored a big hit in 1974...

Johnny Bristol

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny Bristol, “Hang On In There Baby”

Johnny Bristol had already had an amazing career when he scored his biggest hit...

Soul Serenade - New York City

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: New York City, “I’m Doin’ Fine Now”

New York City had one big hit and a history of legendary connections...

Etta James

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Etta James, “I’d Rather Go Blind”

"I'd Rather Go Blind" was a B-side that practically defined the R&B genre...

Soul Serenade - Shorty Long

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Soul Serenade: Shorty Long, “Function At The Junction”

Shorty Long's should-have-been smash from 1966...

Soul Serenade - David Ruffin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)”

A Motown immortal is celebrated in recent reissues...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Spinners, “Mighty Love”

The Spinners had a remarkable run of hit singles with lead singer Philippe Wynne and producer Thom Bell....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Etta, Johnny, and Jimmy

The world of soul, R&B, and funk lost three of its greatest artists last week. Ken Shane remembers Etta James, Johnny Otis, and Jimmy...

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Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date Tonight is dedicated to the memory of a soul legend, Ms. Etta James. The queen of date songs has died....

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Soul Serenade: Jr. Walker & the All Stars, “What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)”

As part of a week of tributes to the late Clarence Clemons, Ken Shane features a musician who had a major impact on Clarence's musical...

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Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, “If I Could Build My Whole World Around You”

The story of Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell is one that ends tragically, but begins in glory. Together they stormed the charts in 1967 with...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Moonglows, “Sincerely”

Harvey Fuqua died on Tuesday. He was 80 years-old. Fuqua was from Louisville, KY, where in 1951 he founded a group called the Crazy Sounds....

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The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 2/26/10

Rob Smith provides some soulful sides to get us through winter's last throes, in this week's Popdose.com Friday Mixtape....