R&B

Chubby Checker - All-Time Greatest Hits

Thanks to his original '60s recordings on Cameo-Parkway being held hostage by ABKCO, the label that bought the rights, Chubby Checker was forced to cut re-recordings of his hits like "The Twist," "...

Willie Mitchell - Soul Serenade/Willie Mitchell Live

This pairing of Willie Mitchell's two 1968 album releases is a kind of no-brainer. Soul Serenade is a masterful funk record, Memphis instrumental R&B par excellence and featuring some of the most s...

Bell Biv DeVoe - Hootie Mack

Hootie Mack not only keeps the same energetic vibe that made Poison a hit, but expands upon that base, adding a more street-oriented production that, at its best, is more sexy and funky than their ...

Tower of Power - Bump City

The second Tower of Power LP, Bump City was the first to make any impact. The group went to Memphis, cut their first great single in "You're Still A Young Man," and learned firsthand about funk and...

Raven-Symoné - Undeniable

Most child stars can never have a successful second act in showbiz, since it's impossible to overcome the image that has become embedded in the popular consciousness. For Raven-Symone, it's even mo...

Tavares - It Only Takes a Minute: A Lifetime with Tavares

A mix of singles and album tracks from 1974-1980 that leaves off several hits ("More than a Woman," and for instance, is missing) in favor of some lesser-known tracks, although hits like "Remember ...

Damon Aaron - Highlands

When songwriter and producer Damon Aaron debuted his strange yet alluring Ballast for Plug Research in 2005, he showcased his love of folk, DJ club, and soul dressed in glitchy electronics. It was ...

Booker T. & the MG's - Green Onions and Other Hits

If there's a problem with this collection, Best of Booker T. & the MG's, it's that it's way too short. One would be hard up to quibble with the main selections here, because tracks like "Green Onio...

Carl Carlton - Everlasting: The Best of Carl Carlton

Carl Carlton is a quintessential cult artist, a musician whose history exists almost entirely on the fringes, offering a parallel history of his times. Carlton wound up sneaking into the charts a f...

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