You Send Me | Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke, wrote and released his song, “ You Send Me” in 1957 through Keen Records. The record was produced by Bumps Blackwell and arranged and conducted by René Hall. You Send Me was a massive hit, and has since received numerous covers over the years. Cooke’s pioneering contributions to soul music contributed to the […]

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In the Still of the Night

“In the Still of the Night” was recorded in the Saint Bernadette Catholic School basement in New Haven, Connecticut in February 1956. Marty Kugell produced the song. The saxophone solo was played by Vinny Mazzetta of New Haven. The rhythm section was Doug Murray (bass), Bobby Mapp (drums) and Curlee Glover (piano). It was originally […]

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Amy Grant – Baby Baby

Amy Lee Grant is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality. She is known for performing contemporary Christian music and for a successful crossover to pop music in the 1980s and 1990s. She has been referred to as “The Queen of Christian Pop”. source

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Little Darlin’ | The Diamonds

The Diamonds are a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early 1960s with 16 Billboard hit records. The original members were Dave Somerville (lead), Ted Kowalski (tenor), Phil Levitt (baritone), and Bill Reed (bass). They were most noted for interpreting and introducing rhythm and bluesvocal group music to the wider […]

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“CRY” Ray Charles

Charles pioneered the soul music genre during the 1950s by combining blues, jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel styles into the music he recorded for Atlantic. He contributed to the integration of country music, rhythm and blues, and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records, notably with his two Modern […]

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