Tag: Jerry Ragavoy

The Majors

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Majors, “Wonderful Dream”

The Majors scored with a Jerry Ragavoy-produced hit in 1962...

Baby Washington

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Soul Serenade: Baby Washington, “That’s How Heartaches Are Made”

Baby Washington had one crossover hit, but she was a presence on the R&B charts...

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Soul Serenade: Carl Hall, “You Don’t Know Nothing About Love”

A new compilation from Omnivore shines a light on an unjustly forgotten soul singer...

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Soul Serenade: Howard Tate, “8 Days On The Road”

Howard Tate died on Saturday. After making stunning records with Jerry Ragavoy in the '60s, he spent years in the wilderness before making...

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Soul Serenade: Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters, “A Quiet Place”

Garnett Mimms and the Enchanters had a massive hit in 1963 with "Cry Baby," but it's a less well known 1964 b-side by the group that has...