Blues / R&B
Malaco offers hundreds of recordings by legends in the blues and R&B field
William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., Ed.
It is no secret that a big part of what makes a recording artist is having great songs and for many that is achieved by working with great writers.
Born in Montgomery, Alabama on 14 January, 1936, Carter attended the Alabama School for the Blind in Talladega, Alabama, and Alabama State College in Montgomery, graduating in August 1960 with a Bachelor of Science degree in music.
Grady Champion is a young, blues singer and harmonica player, born October 10, that has been compared to Sonny Boy Williamson, and people can hear exactly why on his Shanachie debut Payin' for My Sins released August 24, 1999.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known by his stage name Ray Charles, was a blind musician.
The Controllers Take Control At Malaco, the headlines read all over the newspapers.
As long as he's been recording (from 1969 through the 2000s), one might think that Willie Clayton is an old geezer.
Southern Soul’s Bad Boy Mr. David returns with his sophomore album “Southern Soul Singer.
Before assuming the name the Dramatics, the vocal sextet comprised of Rob Davis, Ron Banks, Larry Reed, Robert Ellington, Larry "Squirrel" Demps, and Elbert Wilkens initially released two singles as the Dynamics on the Wingate imprint that saw no chart action.
The history of rhythm-and-blues is filled with vocal groups whose names -- the Orioles, the Cadillacs,
Aretha Franklin is one of the giants of soul music, and indeed of American pop as a whole.
Soul singer/songwriter Eddie Floyd scored one of the defining hits of the Memphis soul sound with "Knock on Wood," a number one R&B smash that typified the Stax house style at its grittiest.