Blues / R&B
Malaco offers hundreds of recordings by legends in the blues and R&B field
The mention of the name "Taylor" in any conversation about true R&B and Soul Music certainly brings to mind the Legendary Johnnie Taylor.
Ike & Tina Turner were an American rock & roll and soul duo, made of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner in the 1960s and 1970s.
Joe Tex was born Joseph Arrington in Rogers, TX, in 1933, and displayed his vocal talent quickly, first in gospel, then in R&B.
Over the past 25 years, Johnnie Taylor has been one of the most versatile and durable recording artists of the era.
From the beginning with a band called “Wisdom”, which the release “Drifting” received
Rufus Thomas (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was a rhythm and blues and soul singer from Memphis, Tennessee, who recorded on Sun Records in the 1950s and on Stax Records in the 1960s and 1970s.
In R&B music, Luther Vandross ranked with Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson as one of the most successful singer/songwriters and producers of the '80s.
Perhaps more so than any other genre in the history of popular music, the '70s disco scene was littered with countless one-hit wonders, including Anita Ward.
Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Artie White's first public musical experience was singing gospel with the Harps of David.
A veteran who paid his dues for over a decade before getting his shot at solo stardom, Bobby Womack persevered through tragedy and addiction to emerge as one of soul music's great survivors.
Memphis soul and blues diva Lynn White possessed the kind of subtle, dulcet voice rare in a field more typically dominated by more gritty singers.
With a mesmerizing and powerful voice, Mel Waiters belts out the best R & B show-stopping tunes ever written.