Are a collection of excerpts of writings by Rev. Khandi Konte-Paasewe and other multi-talented facits, dimensions, vibrations, activisms and frequencies of her creation.
'I have had the opportunity to go into business with people I have yet to meet here on the internet. One of my experiences was making an album cover for a legendary R&B group. So many celebrities, so many talented personalities on and off the airwaves...'
Oscar Jordan is not only a Blues musician (as you see him pictured onstage at BB King's Club in Los Angeles) , but he is also one of the best friends that Soul-Patrol has. He is a writer, musician, a social commentator and more. Oscar has also been a key contributor to our website, writing several great articles and reviews on Jimi Hendrix. I can't thank him enough...
Go and check out longtime Soul-Patroller Byron Woods and his new CD called In The Land of Smooth.
We invite you to explore the world of Soul Generation. You will be transported to a different aspect of their career and to their wonderful and exciting future that stands before one of the most talented groups of our time.
Harvey Fuqua ... the world-class songwriter who wrote three of "The Moonglows" biggest hits "Sincerely", "Most of All" and "When I'm With You" (as well as dozens of other tunes that became hits for other singers on other labels).
Featuring a soulful look into the online world of one of our longtime members, Debra Walker!
Blues, Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Reggae, Ska and Soul birth dates and death dates. Enter either a date (or part) or an artist name to see what happened on the anniversary of today or search for artist information
He has contributed much knowlege and wisdom to Soul-Patrol over the years and we are proud to be associated with Mr. Garrett Murphy
In September of 1965 a record was released on the DynaVoice label that was to become an international, all-time classic.
"Well my mind has gone thru so many changes....."
Patrick Adams wrote his first song when he was 12 years old. He has received the ASCAP SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR award three times. He has multiple Gold and Platinum record awards including one for the Worldwide POP HIT SINGLE - "TOUCH ME (ALL NIGHT LONG) as recorded by British Superstar Cathy Dennis. One of his best known songs is the 'infamous' disco classic - "PUSH PUSH IN THE BUSH".
Michael Henderson (bass), Ndugu Chancler (drums), Barry Finnerty (guitar), Sonny Fortune (sax & flute), Badal Roy (tablas), Michael Wolff (keys). Five of these six men have a common bond : they played in Miles Davis' band between 1969 and 1975, his groundbreaking "electric years". That music remains not only ahead of its time, but timeless. Its influence across contemporary music spans genres - records like "Bitches Brew", "A Tribute to Jack Johnson", "Live-Evil", "On the Corner", "Dark Magus", "Agharta", and "Pangaea" have inspired artists from Public Enemy to Parliament-Funkadelic to Brian Eno to Radiohead to The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and hundreds of others.
Home Of Daryl Moon, Sheila Horne, Michael Hampton, Detroits Rude Records, Atlantas MACK RECORDS, ANDRE FOXXE..
Heavy grooves...extreme versatility...serious chops...deep musicality. These are just some of the ways that Carl Carter's contemporaries might describe what happens when this dedicated craftsman picks up his bass
Learn all about his struggles and rise to the top. Find out all about his secret for longevity. Listen to some of those top charting hits like "Duke of Earl" "Rainbow" "Groovy Situation" and more.
The Tams have recorded 13 albums and have been performning for over 37 years.The bands first hit "Untie Me" came about in 1962. They have had 1 Platinum & 2 Gold records
Welcome to Philly Sounds a Production of Billy Paul Management & Productions.
Stop on…..stop on……stop on ……..stop on by this site done by Soul Patrol' member "Nancy". It's well done, featuring a RealAudio interview with Mr Womack himself
George Clinton and the P Funk Allstars tour info, original photos, news and more.
British site featuring Northern Soul, 60's Soul, 70's and Modern Soul
A personal tribute to the 50's New York Doo Wop group from Soul Patrol member ZIELOVE
Billy Griffin is a producer, vocal arranger and singer who, as the lead vocalist of the Miracles in the 1970's gave the group a second unprecedented popularity following the departure of Smokey Robinson. In modern day pop history this is an unparalleled feat.
MLH Enterprises is a member of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce and has been successfully active in the concert promotional field since 1974. To date, MLH has been responsible for the facilitation of such Internationally known Artists as: Pearl Baily, Dionne Warwick, Charles Earland, Natalie Cole, Lola Falana, Ray Charles, The Temptations, Grover Washington, Jr., Joe Sample, David Sanborn, Najee, Gato Barbieri and The Jazz Crusaders to name a few.
Help us return the music to the rightful artists, & educate the fans about the bogus acts out there, make this someones day, turn in a bogus act now!
bumpNgrind Records is an independently owned and operated record label, founded in 1999 by Cookie Holley. For the purpose of serving independent musical artists, writers, promoters, agents, and record labels. To change the way they are viewed and treated in the music business as a whole. Also to provide a way to ensure that NO member of bumpNgrind will end up without the basic necessities of living or medical care when they are too old or too disabled to work. One dollar from every product sold goes into a fund for that purpose.
Terry Johnson's Flamingos, of 'I Only Have Eyes For You' fame, are still performing and wooing audiences.
The performing longevity of Ray, Goodman and Brown is remarkable, but check the singles this group, a.k.a. THE MOMENTS, has collected. Ever since 1969's "Not On The Outside But Inside Strong", they have charted consistently with classics like "Look At Me I'm In Love", "Love On A Two Way Street", (covered by Stacy Latisaw), "With You", "Happy Anniversary", and "Special Lady", one of B.M.I.'s most performed songs of 1980.
Sit back, listen and learn as we explore the dimensions of Soul music-- most of which you won't find on commerical radio. Not only do you get to hear the greats of Soul music, but also the unknown artists as well.
UK site for lovers of real soul music.
This is the website of R. Bentz Kirby, a Soul-Patrol list member. Go to his site and you will find not only some great music links, but also a number of useful links to some other areas of interest on the internet. "Bentz" is someone that I have never met in person, but I feel like he is a "kindred spirit" to me in many ways. We became aquainted many years ago as a result of our mutual love for the music of Jimi Hendrix. His was one of the very first websites to ever link to Soul Patrol (long before it ever became Soul Patrol!) Whoever would think that a white lawyer from South Carolina and a Black "city slicker" from Brooklyn could become friends? Only in "cyberspace"? (I hope not….)
..a true Soul Master, will be remembered forever...As his legendary song "25 Miles" states, "He's gonna keep on walking..."
Lester fuses the spirit of rock's early roots with the energy of today in a compelling blend of articulate yet uniquely original and cover material. As a member of the Chambers Brothers (whose landmark hit, "Time Has Come Today" became an integral part of the soundtrack of the '60s), he helped create the psychedelic soul genre that spawned Jimi Hendrix and Sly & The Family Stone.
Aren't you sick of reading Coasters liner notes that begin "This is the story of two jewish teenagers from New Jersey"? Carl Gardner is the undiscovered master of big band vocals. You can hear Yakety yak and Charlie Brown anytime; now hear the real stuff.
Besides making good music, the Joliet, IL native focuses on other talents like playing bass and lead guitar, keyboards, drawing, and painting. In her spare time she still enjoys listening to greats like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, B.B. King, Bobby Bland, Etta James, and a host of other great artist who inspired her to be who she is.
And his band, ROMANTASY, is an electrifying mix of hot R&B, cool JAZZ and stone-cold FUNK, featuring some the best, most accomplished musicians and vocalists on the scene today!.
This unique and highly talented group of artists is collectively known as LISA GAY & THRILL. The band is based in Los Angeles, CA. They have a new CD out in the marketplace called "WATCH WHAT HAPPENS". It's a soulful, classy, exquisitely performed and produced set of tracks that are very personal for Lisa...
Rio put together the Band "RIoSoul" feeling that Music is best expressed by Live Musicians. RioSoul's sound truly captures that Classic Soul and R&B feel that is missing in much of today's Music...
Blessed with a sensual baritone bass voice, Soul-Patroller Will Wheaton Jr. is an extraordinarily refreshing singer/songwriter. His fertile gospel background helps him cultivate his own unique sound that is rich and gritty. With a deep resonant voice, reminiscent of his earlier influences Barry White and Teddy Pendergrass, Will strips away the veneer of a traditional ballad with vocal prowess and perfection usually reserved for such contemporary artist as Luther Vandross or Maxwell. ...
SonnyBoy was founded in 1993 by Shel Riser, a song writer and multi-instrumentalist from the Mid West, who gained his roots writing and producing music in the gospel/R&B tradition. Shel Riser has written, composed, arranged and produced for SonnyBoy among other artists as well as paying his dues playing and touring with bands from the Prince circle, the Parliament Funkadelic camp and many others....
Perhaps the GREATEST Funk band of all time. Go here and learn more about them...
Of course i am too young to have actually been a fan of the Chantels during their heyday, however I remember listening to their music on oldies stations while I was growing up and to me her voice on those songs is about as erotic as they come...
The internet home of Soul-Patroller Mark E. Lockett (aka "Mr. Lock). Mark is CEO/President and Senior Writer and Producer, as well as a funk artist himself. Mark is also a former member of the Reddings (children of Otis Redding), R&B group!
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Aside from being the oldest online digital music community, DMusic is a hosting platform for artists.
Blues Music, roots, boogie woogie by Eugene Bridges, Larry Johnson, Daryl Davis, Micky Moody, Out of the Blue, The Nimmo Bros
the official website for the internationally known recording artists NEW BIRTH, featuring original members, Melvin Wilson and Leslie Wilson "Wildflower" .. "It's Been A Long Time" .. "Dream Merchant" .. "I Can Understand It"
The New Pittsburgh Courier is one of the oldest and most prestigious Black newspapers in the United States, with a rich and storied history.
She's been called the "goddess of sound", understandably so, EverLove Music recording artist D-Erania not only plays saxophone, piano and sings; her music captivates audiences to the point of being nearly hypnotized..
Ron Tyson has been The Temptations' first tenor for the last 19 years
GrooveUnited is Canada's source for 'the groove'. It's roster of artists include everything from Classic Soul, Jazz, Blues, Nu Soul and more...
Musically they sound like a mix of Earth, Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Fifth Dimension, Rotary Connection or if I had to give it a tag line, I might be tempted to describe the music of ASCENDANT as "flower power funk"...
(by - Genna Sapia-Ruffin)
A story of personal/spiritual redemption and an epic tale of our society. It's the story of a woman who has emerged victorious after spending much of her life as a victim of abuse, poverty and neglect. Yet it is also the story of "the sound of young America", first during the 1960's, when all seemed possible and how that dream turned into a nightmare in the 1980's.
Ray Parker Jr! George Johnson! Michael Henderson! The Nose!......NUFF SAID....
The story began in 1968, behind the walls of Trenton State Prison, when a young Reginald Haynes started a singing group. Little did he know then that the group he named THE ESCORTS would become a legend in their own right...
In 1965, renowned songwriters/producers, Richard Poindexter, Jackie (Members) Poindexter, and Robert Poindexter recruited James (BJ) Barnes, and later Randy, Tony, and Billy to form a group named The Internationals, later known as THE PERSUADERS...
News, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, contests, and events for thinking people of color
Mary Wilson is a living legend. It was her dream of musical stardom as a Detroit teenager that led Mary Wilson to join her friends, Florence Ballard, Diana Ross and Betty McGlown in forming a singing group, The Primettes....
A tribute to the professional life and the music of the late, great David Ruffin--lead singer of Berry Gordy's Temptations out of Detroit (via Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas), and Solo Artist in his own right.
Blessed with a voice that glides effortlessly over music of many styles, Louise Perryman's dynamic expression and often awe-inspiring versatility has made her one of Sydney's busiest and certainly most prolific singer/songwriters.
Purpose Records is an independent record label with offices in Brooklyn and Newark founded by George Littlejohn and Russell Johnson. The initial goal of Purpose Records was to provide an outlet for quality adult soul music, but has actually evolved into showcasing the diversity of the spectrum of soul music.
The purpose of this site is to provide information about the rhythm & blues vocal groups of the 1930s, 1940s & 1950s and their recordings.
My formative years were the '70s," says Wolff, "Groups like Return to Forever, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock's Headhunters, electric Miles...that's the music I grew up with. I remember the first time I heard Bitches Brew on a juke box at this place in Berkeley, California. It blew my mind and I'll never forget it. When you're young, whatever it is that draws you in, you never get over it. And that was some of the music that initially drew me in."
Guitarist Barry Finnerty, who is known for his work with Miles Davis (The Man With The Horn), the Brecker Brothers (Heavy Metal Bebop), and the Crusaders (Street Life).
MFSB is the famous Philadelphia band that ruled Dance music worldwide in the 1970's. Back together again, showcasing a few new members (for a contemporary appeal) and a few old-school members (for that very special feel)...
At Earwax we carry a broad selection of Vinyl, CDs, DVDs and magazines and can special order most items not currently in our stock. Special order items may take a week to arrive, so we ask that you place your orders accordingly. If you don't see your selection on our website, feel free to send us an email with your list...
Arts and education that educate, entertain, enrich, and empower students using America's art of music that promotes diversity, history, tolerance, and "Do Music, Not Drugs"!
Run by a dynamic sista named Doreen Wade, the New England Informer disseminates information, which allows an awareness and exposure to People, Resource Information, Arts & Entertainment, History, News and Finance & Investments, and much more that affects and empowers Communities of Color.
1955 to Today Celebrating 50 Years In Music. BO DIDDLEY - The Originator!! A Celebration of his unique contribution to Popular Music. The most detailed and accurate source of information about BO DIDDLEY on the Internet.
Among the artists that Edclectic has worked with are Les Nubians, Tom Scott, Marlon Saunders, Les Nubians, Jimmy Sommers, Phat Cat Players, Shaun Escoffery, Rhonda Smith, Donnie, Eric Essix, Marcus Johnson, Bobby Lyle, Nelson Rangell, Alyson Williams, Julie Dexter, Seek, Cooly's Hot Box and others.
Chris Rizik's cyber warehouse of Soul music reviews, links and more
The return of Funk, Inc., one of the most popular soul-jazz combos of the Seventies, is a remarkable story...
Run by Soul-Patroller Robert Daughtry, this site aspires to be "the place where music is celebrated" and when possible in the context of a 360 degree Experience...
Chicos Radio is an internet radio station where You Can Hear The Latest In Southern Soul Blues, Oldies, Jazz, And Gospel music.
JazzPlayer.com, the jazz player's connection, is brought to you by Symphony Publishing, publisher of JazzEd Magazine.