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    PODCAST: My Classic Soul (David Nathan w/ host Bethany Dawson)

    Hi Everyone,
    The MY CLASSIC SOUL podcast launched in January 2020 in conjunction with Rhino Records.

    "Join us for a deep dive into the music and stories of your favorite Soul and R&B artists. David Nathan, noted soul music historian, joins host Bethany Dawson every other week to chat about the lives of the people who made the music that continues to move our souls."

    All episodes can be found here:

    Here are a few of the (so far) 24 episodes:

    The creators of such ‘70s classics as “Don’t Cost You Nothing,” “Send It,” “Over & Over” and “Stay Free,” the dynamic duo of Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson can assuredly be considered soul music trendsetters and pioneers through their unparalleled legacy as multi-talented producers, songwriters and performers.SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan – who conducted his first interview in the US with Nick & Val in 1974 - and renowned entertainment journalist Janine Coveney discuss the couple’s cultural impact, distinctive imaging, live performances and personal favourites from ‘The Hits, Rarities & Remixes’ collection.

    A CLASSIC ALBUM: Rufus & Chaka Khan - Stompin' At The Savoy
    Originally released in 1983, Stompin’ At The Savoy represented the end of an era for groundbreaking group Rufus with the iconic Chaka Khan. As SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan and longtime colleague Michael Lewis discuss, the LP captured the band’s dynamic energy and Chaka’s fiery vocals and also gave us the timeless anthem, “Ain’t Nobody".

    SOULMUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: Sylvester, A True Pioneer
    A recent inductee into The SoulMusic Hall Of Fame, Sylvester played a pioneering role as a black and openly gay artist in the late ‘70s, contributing such classics as “You Make Me Feel Mighty Real” and “Over & Over.”
    SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan and acclaimed performer, producer, journalist and the founding faculty member at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, Jason King discuss Sylvester’s influence on popular culture and his groundbreaking work that opened the doors for some of today’s ‘out and proud’ artists and performers.

    Special guest Preston Glass on Earth, Wind & Fire & Maurice White
    SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan is joined this week by powerhouse producer and songwriter Preston Glass to discuss his work with the legendary Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire. They’re joined by Jeff Jeff Vasishta, ‘Variety’ magazine contributor for a lively discussion about Maurice’s work and global impact on the world of music.

    Roberta Flack - First Take 50th Anniversary Edition
    Host Bethany Dawson is joined by SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan for a deep dive into Roberta Flack's debut album, First Take and the special 50th anniversary edition.

    Aretha Franklin "I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You"
    Soul Music historian David Nathan joins host Bethany Dawson on a deep dive into this classic Aretha Franklin album.

    En Vogue - our exclusive interview with the Funky Divas!
    Join SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan as he interviews the original Funky Divas - En Vogue! They discuss their entire career and their plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut BORN TO SING.

    Special guest Kathy Sledge from Sister Sledge
    Kathy Sledge joins SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan discuss her nearly 50 years in the music business, working with Nile Rodgers and CHIC and what Sister Sledge are up to in 2020.

    The Journey of a British Soul Man
    Host Bethany Dawson welcomes SoulMusic.com founder David Nathan and A&R Specialist Darone Bowers as they chat about how David got his start in music journalism, the many artists he's interviewed and how Soul Music has evolved over the decades.

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    Looks like some great programming; I'll be listening later today.

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