Thursday , January 21 2021

Soul

Book & Music Reviews: A History of TV’s ‘Ready Steady Go!’ Plus Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, Paul Winter, Felix Hatfield

A book documents the history of an influential 1960s British TV music show. Plus, CDs from Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders, Paul Winter, and Felix Hatfield.

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Music Review: ‘Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing and Perform “Funny Girl”‘ (The Ultimate Edition)

A two-CD reissue of an oft-forgotten Supremes album finds the group taking on the famed musical in soulful style—with never-before-heard vocals.

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Music Reviews: The Underrated Barbara Lewis, Plus Bristol Sessions, Allman Brothers, Justin Farren, and Christian Kjellvander

Soul/pop singer Barbara Lewis gets her due with a new anthology. Plus, country's historic Bristol Sessions, a great Allman Brothers concert, and singer/songwriters Justin Farren and Christian Kjellvander

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Music Reviews: John McCutcheon’s ‘Cabin Fever,’ Plus the Staples, LeRoux, the Wildmans, and Anthony Geraci

Folksinger John McCutcheon delivers songs inspired by the pandemic. Plus, reissues from the Staples Singers and new music from LeRoux, the Wildmans and Anthony Geraci.

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Music Reviews: Teddy Thompson, Bessie Jones, Joe Ely, G.F. Patrick, Gravel & Grace – and an Elliott Murphy Film

Teddy Thompson's first solo album since 2016 is a winner. Plus, a stirring release from the Alan Lomax archives; new CDs from Joe Ely, G.F. Patrick, and Gravel & Grace; and an Elliott Murphy movie.

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