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Denise LaSalle, Soul-Blues Belter (1939-2018): An Appreciation

Denise LaSalle, Soul-Blues Belter (1939-2018): An Appreciation

We loved the sexy, hard-as-nails Denise LaSalle for creating a series of titanic grooves, and also because we were never certain that she couldn’t have kicked our ass.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Soul singer Shirley Brown

Something Else! Featured Artist: Soul singer Shirley Brown

NICK DERISO: One of Shirley Brown’s early hits was called “Love is Built on a Strong Foundation,” produced by Oliver Sain for the Abet label. Same with her career. Born in West Memphis, Ark., Brown started like so many great sizzling soul singers do – in church. Not until her teens, after the family moved to St. Louis, did BrownRead More

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