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SOLOMON BURKE: ‘The King Of Rock ‘N’ Soul: The Atlantic Recordings 1962-1968′ (SoulMusic Records)

Along with fellow black music pioneers Ray Charles, James Brown and Sam Cooke, Solomon Burke was one of the key figures in the birth of what became known as soul music in the early...

THE STAPLE SINGERS: ‘Let’s Do It Again’ (Omnivore)

The union between gospel-soul group The Staple Singers, and Stax Records, which began in 1968, was undoubtedly a musical marriage made in heaven. Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton’s famous Memphis label oversaw the Chicago...