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Mali Music

Blessed on January 12, 1988 in Phoenix, Az, mercurial Savannah, Georgia-based vocalist/songwriter/musician Jamaal “Mali Music” Pollard creates richly detailed, emotionally present neo-soul/hip-hop confections within the vein of Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo, and Bilal, on the foundation of conventional gospel music. A multi-instrumentalist because the age group of five, Pollard, who matters …

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The O’Kaysions

The O’Kaysions didn’t have many hits, however the NEW YORK sextet’s energetic “Gal Watcher” remains a staple over the Carolina/Georgia/Florida seaside circuit. The melody actually did a little better over the pop aspect, reaching amount five there, instead of amount six R&B. It had been their only graph tune for …

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The Mighty Hannibal

Simply because obscure R&B legends go, the Mighty Hannibal remains possibly the most interesting to grace the stage or airwaves from the 1950s and 1960s. An initial cousin of maligned Clinton consultant Vernon Jordan along with a flamboyant participant all his existence, Hannibal’s music was as thrilling as his existence. …

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Maxine Brown

Although she never really had many hits, Maxine Brown was perhaps one of the most underrated soul and R&B vocalists from the ’60s. Through the ’60s she released some singles for Nomar and Wand, with a couple of music — “All in my own Brain,” “Crazy,” “Something YOU HAVE,” “Oh …

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Katie Webster

A piano-pounding institution within the Southern Louisiana swamp blues picture during the past due ’50s and early ’60s, Katie Webster later on grabbed a long-deserved talk about of national reputation with some well-received Alligator albums. Poor Kathryn Thorne got to cope with deeply spiritual parents who do everything within their …

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Mel Carter

Mel Carter was spirit music in its most vanilla, if indeed he could possibly be characterized like a spirit singer whatsoever. Although he do record for Sam Cooke’s SAR label in the first ’60s, by enough time he reached his industrial maximum with Imperial in the center of the 10 …

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The Rance Allen Group

This Detroit-based, traditionally trained black gospel group formed within the ’60s and were the very first traditional gospel group to include rock, jazz, and soul to their music. These were harbingers for the modern Christian music motion popularized in the past due ’70s by Andrae Crouch, Amy Give, as well …

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Jesse Belvin

While not almost aswell remembered by everyone as possibly Sam Cooke or Otis Redding, vocalist Jesse Belvin was in lots of respect a performer of equal stature whose profession was also slice far too brief by tragedy. During his loss of life, Belvin was relocating the quite similar path as …

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Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler’s profession spans four years; he recorded a lot more than 50 albums and his tone of voice is among the most recognized voices in every of music. As soulful as ever, however smooth as glaciers, his nickname “the Glaciers Guy” epitomizes his demeanor — and audio. Regardless of …

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Marvin Gaye

Perhaps one of the most gifted, visionary, and enduring abilities ever launched into orbit with the Motown strike machine, Marvin Gaye blazed the path for the continued development of popular dark music. Shifting from lean, effective R&B to stylish, advanced spirit to finally reach an intensely politics and personal type …

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