Leading off with Aaron Neville's 1966 smash hit, "Tell It Like It Is," this anthology features 10 songs from his solo career. The smooth R&B legend from New Orleans is in fine voice on "Feelings," ... (Read More)
This Grammy-winning, West Virginia–born singer-songwriter had a string of hits through the 1970s and into the early 1980s that blended folk, R&B, and rock, including "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lean on ... (Read More)
Formed in 1965 when brothers William and Wilbert Hart joined forces with Randy Cain, the Delfonics teamed with producer/songwriter Thom Bell to create what became known as "Philly Soul," soon scoring ... (Read More)
Four of the 20 tracks on this collection by doo-wop legends the Drifters are live concert performances, and the rest are re-recordings by one or more members of the original group. Highlights include ... (Read More)
This two-disc set features several of the long-lived funk band's chart-toppers from the '70s, including "Boogie Wonderland," "September," "Serpentine Fire," and "After the Love Has Gone." They even ... (Read More)
In a career lasting more than half a century, Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers the Isley Brothers purveyed a unique mixture of rock, soul, and funk that earned them four Top Ten Billboard hits and a ... (Read More)
The O'Jays were one of the most popular and gifted vocal groups of the 70s, rivaled only by the Spinners as soul's greatest crooners. Their recordings epitomized the Philly soul sound, with smooth, ... (Read More)
Bessie Smith, vocals. Clarence Williams, piano. Robert Robbins, violin. Louis Armstrong, cornet, & others.
Label: Columbia. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 074646492222. Daedalus Item Code: 49056
This two-disc, 36-song set takes this oft-imitated, never surpassed singer from her first recordings in 1923 to her final session in 1933. With all selections remastered, the "Empress of the Blues" ... (Read More)
Keb' Mo', guitar, banjo, bass, piano & vocals. Tim Shinness, cello & mandolin. Michael Hicks, organ. Tom Hambridge, drums, & others.
Label: Kind of Blue. Format: CD.
UPC: 728028330403. Daedalus Item Code: 49529
(2015 Grammy nominee for Best Americana Album) "I only make albums when I’m inspired to," asserts Keb' Mo', "and these 10 songs come from a very honest place." Known for his genre-bending ... (Read More)
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From the swamplands of Louisiana, the prisons of Texas, and the streets of New York City, Lead Belly and his 12-string Stella guitar became cornerstones of American folk music. This first ... (Read More)
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Little Brother Montgomery, piano & vocals. Ted Butterman, cornet. Mike McKendrick, banjo, & others.
Label: Riverside. Format: CD.
UPC: 025218052528. Daedalus Item Code: 57144
Louisiana-born pianist–singer Eurreal "Little Brother" Montgomery was as adept at playing R&B as he was at traditional jazz. On this 1961 session (awarded four stars from Down Beat), he ... (Read More)
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One of the greatest crossover artists of all time performs his Billboard chart hits "Hallelujah, I Love Her So" (1956), "Night Time Is the Right Time" (1959), "What'd I Say" (1959), "Georgia ... (Read More)