Mike Canton

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  • Username: soulshowmike
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Mike Canton

Caption: Casey Benjamin, Credit: soulshowmike image, 2014

TSSAAPR240403 Tributes - Jazz/R&B Pioneers Casey Benjamin and Donald Hepburn (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join Mike Canton for an evergreen tribute to Casey Benjamin of the Robert Glasper Experiment and Donald Hepburn of the 70s group Pleasure. Both gentlemen made important ...
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TSSAAPR240327 The Soul Show: Celebrating Estelle Axton, Founder of Stax Records (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join host Mike Canton for this WHM-relevant but evergreen celebration of Estelle Axton, who co-founded the label that launched Otis Redding's career. Also, we honor Sarah ...
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TSSAAPR240320 The Soul Show: Minnie Riperton's "Perfect Angel" masterpiece at 50 (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

(this is a great "evergreened" WHM episode) Minnie Riperton was part of Rotary Connection, the psychedelic soul outfit that turned down Woodstock to play a gig in Canada. ...
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TSSAAPR240313 The Soul Show: All Day Women '24 (evergreened WHM episode) (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join host Mike Canton for his annual episode of All Day Women. It's a WHM tradition, but presented in evergreen form. Enjoy!
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TSSAAPR240228 The Soul Show WHM Wk 1: Chaka's 1st Masterpiece (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

This is an "evergreened" episode for Women's History Month, celebrating 50 years of the 1974 album "Rags To Rufus." This was the album that brought first fame to the band ...
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TSSAAPR240221 The Soul Show BHM Week 4 (evergreen): Honoring a Quiet Gem - Skip Scarborough (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join host Mike Canton for a tribute to the quiet musical hero Skip Scarborough, who wrote numerous hits for Bill Withers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Patti Labelle and others. Also, ...
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TSSAAPR240214 The Soul Show: The Catalyst, Norman Connors (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

As a BHM evergreen feature, this episode presents the catalog of 70's bandleader/composer/producer/musician Norman Connors, who was instrumental in expanding the horizons of ...
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TSSAAPR230207 The Soul Show: "Family Man" Barrett of The Wailers, Stevie Wonder's 4th Masterpiece (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join host Mike Canton for a double feature: (1) a tribute to Aston Barrett of The Wailers (2) a 50th-anniversary celebration of Stevie Wonder’s classic release, ...
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TSSAAPR240131 The Soul Show: A Soulful History of Atlantic Records (suitable for Black History Mo... (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Join host/producer Mike Canton for a retrospective on Atlantic Records, which propelled the American landscape from jazz/blues to R&B/soul. The music begins with 1949, then ...
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TSSAAPR230124 The Soul Show's Weekly Trip (02:56:57)
From: Mike Canton

Since 1995, The Soul Show has presented a different window to soul music. Its past 15 years have touched on the classic AND the new, familiar and deeper cuts, and with ...