Tag: William Bell

The Soul Children

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Soul Children, “The Sweeter He Is”

We’ve heard about one-hit wonders and even no-hit wonders but what about groups that had multiple hits and still manage to be...

Stax '68

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax ’68 — A Memphis Story

1968 was a momentous year for the nation, the city of Memphis, and Stax Records...

Lloyd Price

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lloyd Price, “Personality”

In the last couple of years, we have had powerful returns to form from classic soul men William Bell and Don Bryant. Now we can add Lloyd...

Otis Redding - Aretha Franklin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “Respect” – Which Version Gets Yours?

One great song, two great versions. Which is your favorite? Vote now....

Judy Clay and William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Judy Clay & William Bell, “Private Number”

Judy Clay was known for her duet hits but she had much more to offer...

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...

David Bowie

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2016

Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016...

William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: William Bell, “You Don’t MIss Your Water”

William Bell was one of the pioneers of the Stax sound...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stax Remasters Series (Win the Set!)

The Stax label released many of the seminal records in soul music history. The Stax Remasters series launches next week. We have a set for...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: The People vs. Eric Clapton

Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God -- a.k.a. Eric Clapton -- hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury...