Tag: the Swampers

Bobby Womack

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Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “It’s Party Time”

Bobby Womack encapsulates the New Year's Eve spirit on his 1978 release...

Dennis Coffey

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Soul Serenade: Dennis Coffey, “Scorpio”

Legendary studio guitarist Dennis Coffey had a hit of his own in '71...

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Soul Serenade: Mel & Tim, “Starting All Over Again”

Mel & Tim went to Muscle Shoals to record their 1972 hit...

Aretha Franklin

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Soul Serenade: Aretha Franklin, “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)”

Happy New Year! In 1967, Aretha Franklin released “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)” on Atlantic Records. The song was...

RB Greaves

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Soul Serenade: R.B. Greaves, “Take A Letter Maria”

The stars aligned in Muscle Shoals and produced a big hit for R.B. Greaves...

Etta James

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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...

percy sledge

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Soul Serenade: Percy Sledge, “It Tears Me Up”

Ken Shane pays tribute to Percy Sledge, the great Southern soul singer who we lost this week...

Soul Serenade - Candi Staton

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Soul Serenade: Candi Staton, “Young Hearts Run Free”

Candi Staton is known for a disco hit but there is much more...