Blues / R&B
Malaco offers hundreds of recordings by legends in the blues and R&B field
Kentucky-based guitarist, singer and songwriter, James Peterson plays a gritty style of southern-fried blues that is at times reminiscent of Howlin' Wolf and at other times more along the lines of Freddie King.
Born: November 21, 1952
As a child, Junior Parker sang in local Gospel choirs around Clarksdale, Mississippi.
I have always been in the race I've just been out side the track.
The best classification for Steve Perry is import/export.
Teddy Pendergrass was born to Ida Geraldine Epps and the late Jesse Pendergrass (murdered in 1962), who left when Pendergrass was very young and was not a part of his life.
Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American R&B/Rock and Roll and soul singer and songwriter known for his raw, raspy, passionate vocal delivery.
The self titled release marks the debut of Emily David, a Houston-bred, Stockton, California-based housewife who gained fame as a contestant on the TV talent show "America's Got Talent" singing, among other things, Aretha Franklin's "Chain of Fools.
At a time when most of his contemporaries are resting on their laurels, Bobby Rush—a 50-year veteran of the stage—remains one of the most exciting and creative artists in the R&B/blues arena.
Diana Ross (born Diane Ernestine Earle Ross on March 26, 1944) is a twelve-time Grammy and Oscar-nominated American singer, record producer and actress, whose musical repertoire spans R&B, soul, pop, disco, and jazz.
One of the most influential soul singers of the 1960s, Otis Redding exemplified to many listeners the power of Southern "deep soul" -- hoarse, gritty vocals, brassy arrangements, and an emotional way with both party tunes and aching ballads.
Without question, Carl Sims has brought his career full circle throughout the years.
Chuck Strong is a native of Selma, Alabama.
David Sea has a velvet voice that has a blend of Luther Vandross and Teddy Pendergrass.
Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp "The Mississippi Blues Child".
Sam & Dave were an American soul and rhythm and blues (R&B) duo who performed together from 1961 through 1981.
If you like your modern R&B heavy on the funky side with a nice dusting of blues, then Sang'n Clarence will appeal to you.
The Staple Singers were an American gospel, soul, and R&B singing group.
The Stylistics are a soul music vocal group, and were one of the best-known Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s.
(February 16, 1946 - February 8, 2011)