• Dennis Coffey Interview 6/7/2010

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    Detroit funk guitar master Dennis Coffey talks about his career as a Motown session man in the late ’60s and early ’70s and his transformation into a funk & disco instrumentalist. We also touch upon his latest release “Denise Coffey on Strut Records.” You can download the interview here or stream it live below:

  • Darryl Carter Interview 8/20/2012

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    Chicago native Darryl Carter moved to Memphis in 1964 and immediately started working for Chip’s Moman at American Sound Studios as an engineer and songwriter. He also produced and wrote at Stax /Volt and then moved on to Willie Mitchell’s Royal Recording Studio where he wrote and produced many more great southern soul recordings. A […]

  • Dan Penn Interview 6/18/2007

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    Dan Penn is considered one of the greatest American songwriters in Rhythm & blues and Country. This Alabama native was associated with some of the greatest southern soul recording studios in the ’60s and ’70s. And we talk about how he wrote some of his hits and bring it up to date with talk about […]

  • Clifford Curry Interview 9/15/2014

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    Nashville’s King of beach Music Clifford Curry talks about how he parlayed his “She Shot a Hole in My Soul” in 1967 into a career in the Carolina and Virginia beach music scene. Also, we touch upon his Nashville recording career in the early ’60s and ’70s You can download the interview here or stream […]

  • Charles Neville Interview 4/19/2014

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    Charles Neville, legendary member of the New Orleans Neville family and Saxophone player with the Neville Brothers, talks about his career in jazz, New Orleans Rhythm&Blues, and his career as a sideman in the 1960s and ’70s. Backing such Soul greats as OV Wright and Johnnie Taylor. You can download the interview here or stream […]

  • Charles Bradley Interview 3/3/2012

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    When the Rum Cove interviewed Charles Bradley, he was a relative unknown on the neo-soul scene. Ahead of his first appearance at the Charlottesville Jefferson Theater, we talked about his debut release on Dunham Records, a subsidiary of Dap Tone Records. We also talked of his life before he got involved with Dunham Records and […]

  • Candi Staton Interview 05/12/2014

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    Ahead the release of her new Fame recorded album “Life happens,” Candi talks about her return to the venue of her greatest recordings and what it was like to work again with legendary producer Rick Hall in Muscle Shoales, Alabama. Her original tenure at Fame is also discussed. You can download the interview here or […]