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Encyclopedia > List of soul performers

Barbara Acklin


The Ad Libs


"Cannonball" Adderly


Bar-Kays


Fontella Bass


Archie Bell & The Drells


Brook Benton


Booker T. & The MG's


James Brown


Solomon Burke


Jerry Butler


The Capitols


James Carr


Clarence Carter


Ray Charles


Chris Clark


The Coasters


Arthur Conley


The Contours


Sam Cooke


Carolyn Crawford


Tyrone Davis


The Delfonics


Lee Dorsey


The Drifters


The Elgins


The Fifth Dimension


Eddie Floyd


The Foundations


The Four Tops


Aretha Franklin


Erma Franklin


Friends Of Distinction


Marvin Gaye


Dobie Gray


Bobby Hebb


Eddie Holland


Brenda Holloway


The Impressions


The Intruders


The Isley Brothers


The Jackson 5


Chuck Jackson


J.J. Jackson


Etta James


Gloria Jones


King Curtis


Ben E. King


Gladys Knight & The Pips


Major Lance


Barbara Lewis


Little Anthony & The Imperials


Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers


Barbara Lynn


The Mar-Keys


Martha & The Vandellas


The Marvelettes


Barbara Mason


Mel & Tim


The Miracles


The Monitors


Aaron Neville


The O'Kaysions


The Originals


Paper Dolls


Robert Parker


Peaches & Herb


Wilson Pickett


James & Bobby Purify


Lou Rawls


Otis Redding


Smokey Robinson


Diana Ross


David Ruffin


Jimmy Ruffin


Sam & Dave


Shirley & Lee


Shorty Long


Percy Sledge


Sly & The Family Stone


Soul Survivors


Edwin Starr


Billy Stewart


Barrett Strong


The Supremes


Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers


Johnnie Taylor


The Temptations


Joe Tex


Carla Thomas


Rufus Thomas


Doris Troy


Big Joe Turner


Ike Turner


Tina Turner


The Velvelettes


Jr. Walker & The All-Stars


Dinah Washington


Mary Wells


Kim Weston


Frank Wilson


Jackie Wilson


The Winstons


Stevie Wonder


Brenton Wood


Rita Wright


Young-Holt Unlimited


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Soul music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1827 words)
Soul music is a combination of rhythm and blues and gospel which began in the late 1950s in the United States.
Soul music is differentiated by its use of gospel-music devices, its greater emphasis on vocalists, and its merging of religious and secular themes.
With the introduction of influences from electro music and funk, soul music became less raw and more slickly produced, resulting in a genre of music that was once again called RandB (although the term is no longer an acronym), ususally disinguished from the earlier rhythm and blues by identifying it as "contemporary RandB".
Soul music (986 words)
Soul music is a type of music which grew out of rhythm and blues and gospel during the late 1950s and early 1960s among African Americans in the United States.
Other prominent soul performers of the period were Bobby Bland, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, and Joe Tex, Along with blue-eyed soul came a large number of regional varieties of soul.
Detroit soul: Dominated by Berry Gordy's Motown empire, Detroit soul is strongly rhythmic and influenced by gospel.
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