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Rhythm and Blues

An early merger of the country music of Hank Williams and the gospel of the Soul Stirrers gave us the R&B of Ray Charles, which in turn spawned the 50’s R&B of James Brown and Sam Cooke, the 60’s soul of Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin, and the late 60’s funk of Sly & the Family Stone. The 70’s brought in the funk of George Clinton,the soul of the Spinners and the Commodores, the disco of Chic and Sister Sledge. This gave way in the 80’s to the dance music of Michael Jackson and the Gap Band, the 90’s dance music of Janet Jackson and Boys 2 Men, and the hip hop of the new millenium.

14 Karat Gold     

Bayou Funk Experiment     

Bourbon Street     

Collector’s Item     

Commercial Art     

Ezra Charles     

Fidelity Maxx     

Grady Gaines & the Texas Upsetters     

Hotwax     

Jimmy Dotson     

Ken Mondshine & Brotherhood     

Klockwork     

Level One Band     

Luther & the Healers     

Mambo Jazz Kings     

Memphis Soul Live >

Memphis Train Revue     

Milton Hopkins     

Next Level Band     

The Atlantics     

Yvonne Washington & the Mix     

 

Memphis Soul Live


This is one band that will certainly get your party started. The 8 piece group showcases a distinct sound and style made famous by artist such as Earth, Wind and Fire, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, and Booker T. & the MGs. Memphis Soul Live features a solid rhythm section, fiery horns and dynamic male and female vocalists. Their style displays the rich musical legacy of the 1960s and 70s along with the current popularity of Classic Soul and R&B music. Memphis Soul also performs popular standards from Sinatra to Motown to round out its musical variety.