• Percy Wiggins Interview 8/13/2012

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    Memphis based Soul singer Percy Wiggins had a brief career in Nashville while attending Tennessee State University with releases on Atco and RCA Victor. His subsequent career in insurance gave him a secure life and upon retirement, his return to the stage with the Bo-keys has seen a resurgence in his career. We talk with […]

  • Otis Clay Interview 2012

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    When Otis passed in early 2016, the world lost one of the most expressive voices in all of Southern Soul. From his beginnings in Chicago through his time in Muscle Shoals and Memphis at Willie Mitchell’s Royal Recording studios, Otis was truly one of the great voices in American R&B. We talk to him about […]

  • Mighty Sam Interview 4/19/2014

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    When Mighty Sam passed away in 2015, we lost one of the great consistent voices in Southern Soul music. From his base in New England, Sam toured the world, bringing his unique Gospel/Blues sound to corners of the world where it had not been heard before. In this interview, we talk to him about his […]

  • Lloyd Price Interview 1/9/2012

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    Mr Personality is one of the founding artists of the Big Beat, the early Rock and Roll style. His huge hit in 1952 with Lawdy Miss Clawdy paved the way for his career as a recording artist, record label owner, and nightclub owner. He is still active today and we discuss his long and varied […]

  • Joe Simon Interview 03/05/2012

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    Bishop Joe Simon, now based in Chicago, was known in his heyday as the Mouth of the South for his smooth country-tinged vocal stylings. We talk to him about his career in rhythm&blues and his subsequent change to gospel music. You can download the interview here or stream it live below:

  • Jimmy Church Interview 5/26/2014

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    Nashville Soul mainstay Jimmy Church is still performing today and runs one of the finest showbands in the South. He was a regular on the TV show “The !!!! Beat” in 1966 and had some fine recordings in the ’60s. We talked to him about his soul career and his connection with Jimi Hendrix. You […]

  • Howard Tate Interview 2009

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    Howard Tate from Philadelphia was considered lost and unaccounted for until his rediscovery in 2003. This exceptional soul singer produced with Jerry Ragavoy some exceptional recordings in the late ’60s but by the early ’70s, his career was over. His return to the stage was cause for much celebration among soul aficionados. He passed in […]

  • George Soule Interview 7/11/2011

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    Meridan Mississippi native and Blue eyed soul singer, George Soule was a songwriter and session drummer on many fine soul releases in the ’60s and early 70s. We talk about how he got started as a local radio jock and his career at Fame & Muscle Shoales Sound Studio. We talk about the re-release of […]