Steeped in blues, country, gospel and rock and roll, southern soul music has long been linked with a handful of studios in Memphis, Tenn., and Muscle Shoals, Ala, but toss in the crack writing teams and players in Nashville along “Music Row” and you’ve got the “country-soul triangle.”
Singer Jon Prent was a guest on the April 5 edition of Ronnie’s Spirit where he discussed the challenges of making a mark in the fast-paced, ever-challenging music industry.
An interview with guitarist Jorma Kaukonen was featured on a special edition of Greasy Tracks spotlighting his career and marking the 50th anniversary of the Jefferson Airplane taking off.
Southern soul music is headed north as JJ Grey & Mofro and Marc Broussard team up for shows in Boston and New York City this week.
Long recognized as one of the iconic instruments to make a profound impact in rock, soul, jazz, country and electric blues music, the unique look and sound of the Fender Telecaster remains as timeless as the classic tracks it was used to record.
Technically speaking, the original Band ceased to be following their swan song performance on Thanksgiving 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, an event that was filmed and later released as The Last Waltz.
Aretha Franklin and James Brown may be known as the queen of soul and the godfather of soul, respectively, but when it comes to funk, attention always gravitates to one person: George Clinton.
Legendary bassist and vocalist Jack Bruce, best known for his work with Cream, passed away Oct. 25 at the age of 71.