Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned

New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singer

The late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.

In a statement, Base Hologram described the show as an “awe-inspiring live theatrical concert that will celebrate her amazing life, work and everlasting legacy”. It will feature Houston appearing as a 3D hologram, with recordings of her vocals backed by a live band. No dates or locations have been announced. Continue reading

biSoultennial – Vote for your Top Ten Memphis Soul Songs!

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is helping celebrate its 16th birthday and the 200th birthday of the epicenter of American music, Memphis, Tennessee, by compiling a list of the 200 most indelible soul songs recorded in Memphis between 1957 and 1975. From Stax stars Otis Redding and Sam & Dave to Hi Records royalty Al Green and Ann Peebles, and all artists, labels, and studios in between, the list covers dozens of artists who recorded at studios throughout Memphis during that golden era of soul music. Continue reading

SOUL TALKIN’ with David Nathan & Kevin Goins: SOULMUSIC RECORDS REISSUES: BILLY PAUL, SHIRLEY MURDOCK

In this edition of Soul Talkin,’ David Nathan and Kevin Goins discuss the latest releases from SoulMusic Records – one being a compilation of classics from BILLY PAUL – ME & MRS. JONES, THE ANTHOLOGY, the other an expanded edition of the 1986 debut album by SHIRLEY MURDOCK, which features her biggest hit, “As We Lay”. All this and more reissue talk with David and Kevin!

 

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