Tag: James Carr

The Ovations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Ovations, “Touching Me”

A revived group of Ovations with a new lineup scored a hit in 1972...

James & Bobby Purify

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: James & Bobby Purify, “I’m Your Puppet”

James & Bobby Purify launched their career with a Muscle Shoals classic...

Soul Serenade - Designer Records

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Various Artists, “The Soul Of Designer Records”

The collected works of a legendary Memphis gospel soul label...

Soul Serenade - Mel Carter

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mel Carter, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me”

One unforgettable song made Mel Carter immortal...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: James Carr, “You’ve Got My Mind Messed Up”

James Carr was one of soul music's most brilliant talents, but his career was derailed by mental illness....