Posts Tagged ‘soul’

Dusty Springfield was an English singer who rose to fame with her own style of ‘blue-eyed soul’ – a more ‘strident yet vunerable’ style of singing. She instructed her session musicians to play in the style of her American contemporaries, and often recorded her vocals in unusual locations within recording studios to get the sound she wanted. Many critics mistakenly thought that she was African-American, due to the authentic sounding soul production and quality of her voice.

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Otis Redding Documentary – Iplayer

Posted: January 27, 2015 by TGASMrDunne in Songs
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Available for a few days only – an excellent resource for your Special Focus Style notes.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b020tphg/otis-redding-soul-ambassador

Marvin Gaye – What’s going on?

Posted: January 23, 2015 by TGASMrDunne in Homework, Songs
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Y12s – Please listen to the rest of the documentary and add notes to your Special Focus Style section of your folders.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gnxvs