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Eugene Wilde 2009

Eugene Wilde (2009)

Eugene Wilde was another in a string of briefly successful male soul crooners in the mid-80s. While possessing a solid, appealing voice, Wilde was generally stuck (sometimes self-imposed) with uneven, fairly one dimensional material that prevented him from achieving the kind of sustained success that was expected after his quick […]

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Nicki Richards 2009

Nicki Richards (2009)

Nicki Richards is the real deal – a world class singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and performer who brings the sizzle and the thrill back to that rarified realm known as “music beyond category.” Born into a household rich in jazz and the gospel of the Primitive Baptist Church, yet raised […]

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Fatback Band 2008

Fatback Band / Bill Curtis (2008)

In a time where many of the great rhythm-and-blues acts from the past seem to be fading fast into touring ghost band status, The Fatback Band has managed to hang tight with many of its founding members still on board, still on the clock, and still keeping the funk alive. […]

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RIP Gerald LeVert

LeVert II (2007)

The mid 80’s and 90’s were great years for R&B/Soul music and produced some of the most beloved and talented male groups. And during that time, one of the most successful and endearing powerhouses was the R&B trio LeVert. Formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1984, LeVert was a dominant force […]

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Ronnie McNeir 2007

Ronnie McNeir (2007)

What do Smokey Robinson, Teena Marie, The Four Tops, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendrick, Kim Weston, L.J. Reynolds, Kirk Whalum, Rena Scott, Rene & Angela, Carrie Lucas, and Theo Peoples have in common? Well, Ronnie McNeir has produced, recorded with, written for, and/or played keyboards behind this all-star soul list and […]

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