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Stefan Taylor of The Signatures

Despite being just 27 years old Stefan has shared the spotlight with some of the biggest influencers of soul music including Tommy Hunt, Gloria Jones, Dean Parrish, Brenda Holloway, Sidney Barnes and many many more. Here Stefan chats about life with The Signatures and...

Nekita Waller

Nekita Waller is many things, singer, songwriter, arranger, mentor and, in her role of State Troubador, she's the official singer for the state of Connecticut Her debut release on UK label six nine records sold out almost on pre-order and now Nekita is working hard on...

Robert Upchurch of The Trammps

The Trammps, hailing from Philadelphia, were one of the first disco bands. They had major successes with Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart, Hold Back The Night and, of course, the grammy award winning Disco Inferno. Here, Robert Upchurch recounts his life in music,...

Robert Cotter

New York City was rightly acknowledged to be the disco epicentre of the world in the mid-70s with local talent bubbling beneath as well as above the surface. The Big Apple Band, featuring Robert Cotter, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards was one such group that deserved...

Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls

The Jones Girls burst onto the global music scene in 1979 with their hit single You're Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else. This was the start of a very successful period at Philadelphia International Ltd during which they released 5 albums, but it didn't start or even...

Ken Henderson & Alfonso Jones

Following a chance meeting while on R&R from the USAF, Ken Henderson and Alfonso Jones struck up a lifelong friendship and soonafter, the much sought after modern soul track I'm Gonna Get Ya was born. Here the guys recount that meeting and its fruit, as well as...

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

Stefan Taylor of The Signatures

Despite being just 27 years old Stefan has shared the spotlight with some of the biggest influencers of soul music including Tommy Hunt, Gloria Jones, Dean Parrish, Brenda Holloway, Sidney Barnes and many many more. Here Stefan chats about life with The Signatures and...

Nekita Waller

Nekita Waller is many things, singer, songwriter, arranger, mentor and, in her role of State Troubador, she's the official singer for the state of Connecticut Her debut release on UK label six nine records sold out almost on pre-order and now Nekita is working hard on...

Robert Upchurch of The Trammps

The Trammps, hailing from Philadelphia, were one of the first disco bands. They had major successes with Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart, Hold Back The Night and, of course, the grammy award winning Disco Inferno. Here, Robert Upchurch recounts his life in music,...

Robert Cotter

New York City was rightly acknowledged to be the disco epicentre of the world in the mid-70s with local talent bubbling beneath as well as above the surface. The Big Apple Band, featuring Robert Cotter, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards was one such group that deserved...

Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls

The Jones Girls burst onto the global music scene in 1979 with their hit single You're Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else. This was the start of a very successful period at Philadelphia International Ltd during which they released 5 albums, but it didn't start or even...

Ken Henderson & Alfonso Jones

Following a chance meeting while on R&R from the USAF, Ken Henderson and Alfonso Jones struck up a lifelong friendship and soonafter, the much sought after modern soul track I'm Gonna Get Ya was born. Here the guys recount that meeting and its fruit, as well as...

Cal Street – lead singer of The Velvelettes

Cal was only 14 years old when she and four friends formed a singing group without a name. After winning a talent show in her home town of Kalamazoo, MI, the newly titled Velvelettes were encouraged to audition for Motown by Berry Gordy's nephew.  However, despite a 5...

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

Wardell Piper

Wardell is a dance, disco, funk, R&B music artist legend.  She received international acclaim with her hits Super Sweet, Captain Boogie, The Power Of Love along with recent singles Be Sure, Distant Star and Legendary.  Plus she was a founding member of 70s Philly...

Marshall Thompson, founding member of The Chi-Lites

Originally recording as Marshall & The Chi-Lites, The Chi-Lites became one of the best known groups of the 70s thanks to mega hits such as Have You Seen Her and Oh Girl. Here Marshall Thompson recounts his life as the driving force behind a group whose records...

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The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans are back with a brand new LP

The Manhattans, among of the great soul vocal groups of the past half century, have returned with their first all new album in nearly two decades. Gerald Alston, Troy May, and David Tyson have been touring together since a 1993 group reunion (with group co-founder...

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Stefan Taylor of The Signatures

Stefan Taylor of The Signatures

Despite being just 27 years old Stefan has shared the spotlight with some of the biggest influencers of soul music including Tommy Hunt, Gloria Jones, Dean Parrish, Brenda Holloway, Sidney Barnes and many many more. Here Stefan chats about life with The Signatures and...

read more
Nekita Waller

Nekita Waller

Nekita Waller is many things, singer, songwriter, arranger, mentor and, in her role of State Troubador, she's the official singer for the state of Connecticut Her debut release on UK label six nine records sold out almost on pre-order and now Nekita is working hard on...

read more
Robert Upchurch of The Trammps

Robert Upchurch of The Trammps

The Trammps, hailing from Philadelphia, were one of the first disco bands. They had major successes with Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart, Hold Back The Night and, of course, the grammy award winning Disco Inferno. Here, Robert Upchurch recounts his life in music,...

read more
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