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From Howard Burchette | Part of the Soul Roots series | 59:32

From The Jackson Five to Labelle. From Quincy Jones to The Soulful Strings. From Jr. Walker & The All-stars to Etta James.
This should tell you what time it is: SOUL TIME!


On Part One of SOUL TIME , we listen to two versions of Never Can Say Goodbye written by Clifton Davis .   They are two completely different versions, not to be compared with the Isaac Hayes version. We also will listen to three former guests that have been on THE FUNK SHOW . The first one is from The Friends of Distinction who sang Check It Out, latter covered by Tavares . Harry Elston of The Friends of Distinction was our guest and talked about his group’s history. The second former guest was Sarah Dash of Labelle who performed Get You Somebody New . One of their funkier pieces. The title track from the original motion picture soundtrack Three The Hard Way , was perform by The Impressions . The leader of The Impressions Fred Cash came on the show in the past and talked about his group’s history.   Other nice grooves are covered by Etta James, Quincy Jones, Marvin Gaye, Laura Lee and others.


The R&B Chronicles (Series)

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The R&B Chronicles - Remembering Whitney Houston

From WHRV | Part of the The R&B Chronicles series | 59:43

Whitney1_small Perhaps more than any other genre of popular American music culture, soul music is the result of the combination and merging of previous styles and sub-styles in the 50's and 60's. At it's inception soul music combined the African American concepts of gospel and blues sensibilities in creating a passionate, soulful and musical presentation of the African American spirit. Rhythm and Blues is itself a combination of blues and jazz and developed in the 40's as small groups of predominately African American musicians built upon the blues tradition which morphed itself into soul music coming into the 50's. "The R&B Chronicles" is a weekly musical biography that will focus on classic R&B and soul music and feature many of the great artists and groups.... such as Otis Redding, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Earth, Wind and Fire and many more. "The R&B Chronicles" airs Friday evenings at 7pm on 89.5 WHRV-FM. Hosted and produced by Jae Sinnett.