Soul R’n’B

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SOUL R’n’B JOURNEY THROUGH 250 AMERICAN SONGS

(courtesy of Gus, with thanks)

Soul RnB

1960s - Esther Philips, Bobby Womack, Marlena Shaw

In addition to its forays into early rock'n'roll, rhythm and blues developed its own music scene in the 1950s and rose to prominence under the designation “Soul R'n'B” in the early 60s.

1950s

∙  1955  ∙  Only you (The Platters)  ∙  1956  ∙  Love is strange (Mickey & Sylvia)  ∙  In the still of the night (Fred Parris & The Satins)  ∙  I put a spell on you (Screamin' Jay Hawkins)  ∙  1957  ∙  You send me (Sam Cooke)  ∙  1958  ∙  Book of love (The Monotones)  ∙  Little Bitty Pretty One (Frankie Lymon)  ∙   Three cool cats (The Coasters)  ∙  1959  ∙  What a difference the day makes (Dinah Washington)  ∙  Tears on my pilow (Little Anthony)  ∙  Charlie Brown (The Coasters)  ∙  That's why (I love you so) (Jackie Wilson)  ∙  Handyman (Jimmy Jones)  ∙