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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:35 am 
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Sampson,
Are you still interested in discussing this list?


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:54 pm 
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Negative Creep wrote:
Sampson,
Are you still interested in discussing this list?


I will, but I'd much rather this list be more broadly incorporated into the overall Greatest Rock Vocalist list. I know that it's been integrated to a degree, and I'm very pleased to see that thread has some of the most passionate discussions on the whole site, which is great, but until there's a little more equity in the rankings I think the seperation of the two lists, though understandable (think of it as if there was a seperate hard rock/metal vocalist list, where those singers could still appear in the larger Rock Vocalist list), is still kind of detrimental overall, since it allows whichever group of fans who dominate a discussion to concentrate in a different area of the forum. I know there's plenty of talk there on all types of artists, I'm not saying that anyone's completely ignored, but if this is revived as a lively place for debate I have a feeling, through no one's fault maybe, that the talk might become more segregated again.


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:04 am 
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Sampson,
Why the forum has two links for the same list?

viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1038

By the way, I hope you comeback with another revision! :smile:


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:27 pm 
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Check out this survey from Birmingham, AL. "Let's Work Together" is a "pick hit" already in early May, 1969. The record did not chart until like 7 months later.

WJLD 1400
Big "D" RADIO
THE SOUL SOUND OF RADIO 24 HOURS DAILY

TOP TWENTY-FOUR SURVEY FOR WEEK BEGINNING MAY 9, 1969

1 Isley Brothers It's Your Thing
2 Meters Cissy Strut
3 Ruby Winters Just A Dream
4 Dynamics Ice Cream Song
5 C And The Shells I've Fallen In Love
6 Solomon Burke Proud Mary
7 James Brown I Don't Want Nobody
8 Booker T. & M.G.'S Time Is Tight
9 Jeanette Williams Stuff
10 Little Milton Just A Little Bit
11 Marvin Gaye Too Busy Thinkin About My Baby
12 Tyrone Davis Is It Something You've Got
13 Aretha Franklin I Can't See Myself
14 Masked Man & Agents My Wife, Dog, Cat
15 Jerry Butler Only The Strong Survive
16 Johnnie Taylor Testify
17 Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh, Happy Day
18 Bobby Bland Gotta Get To Know You
19 Dyke & Blazers We Got More Soul
20 Martha & Vandellas Honey Love
21 Sweet Inspirations Cryin' In The Rain
22 Otis Redding Love Man
23 Ray Charles Let Me Love You
24 Peggy & Jo Jo I Want To Love You
HB Lovelles I'm Coming Today
HB Otis Rush Gambler's Blues
HB James & Bobby Purify Me Tarzan, You Jane
HB Jimmy Graham Soul Walk
HB Inez And Charlie We've Got A Chance
HB Bobby Rush Wake Up
HB Big Ella It Takes A Lot Of Lovin
HB Bill Moss Sock It To Em
HB Peggy Scott Every Little Bit Hurts
HB Luther Ingram Pity For The Lonely
PH WILBERT HARRISON LET'S WORK TOGETHER


WJLD PICK HIT OF THE WEEK
LET'S WORK TOGETHER - WILBERT HARRISON


BIG "D" CLIMBERS
I'm Coming Today - Lovelles
Gamblers Blues - Otis Rush
Me Tarzan, You Jane - James & Bobby
Soul Walk - Jimmy Graham
We've Got A Chance - Inez and Charles
Wake Up - Bobby Rush
It Takes A Lot of Lovin - Big Ella
Sock It To Em - Bill Moss
Every Little Bit Hurts - Peggy Scott
Pity For The Lonely - Luther Ingram


WJLD TOP 10 GOSPEL SONGS


1. O' Happy Day - Brockington Ensemble
2. So Sweet To Be Saved - Blind Boys
3. Trouble Keep Getting In My Way - Rev. C. L. Moore
4. Mother Bowed - Karlo Turner
5. The Train Wouldn't Move - Dorothy Norwood
6. He Said He Would Move - Brooklyn All-Stars
7. New Walk - Rev. Willingham & Swanee Quartet
8. Won't Let Go - Harmonettes
9. You Don't Know How Blessed - Southern Aire
10. My God Is Real - W. McKinstry & Group


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:30 am 
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USHER in the top 30? Am I missing something here?


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:48 am 
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Negative Creep wrote:
USHER in the top 30? Am I missing something here?


That was a typo, Sampson was gonna have Usher work the event as an usher, showing the great singers down to their seats.


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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:40 pm 
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And usher female artists like Bettye LaVette, who is not even on the greatest female R&B/Soul Vocalists list...

BTW, knowing that you're a Nirvana fan and all (hence your username), Neg, I know that you're a Who fan as well...and she did a stunning rendition of The Who's "...Reign..."



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 Post subject: Re: Greatest R&B Male Vocalists
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MY 100 Favorite James Brown Records

1. Doing It To Death
2. Out of Sight
3. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
4. Baby, You're Right
5. Please, Please, Please
6. Ain't That A Groove
7. Get Up I Fell Like Being A Sex Machine
8. Chonnie-On-Chon
9. No, No., No., No, No
10. I'll Go Crazy
11. I Fell That Old Feeling Coming On
12. Night Train
13. Tell Me What I Did Wrong
14. Cold Sweat
15. Come Over Here
16. Bring It Up
17. I Got You (I Feel Good)
18. That Dood It
19. Caldonia
20. Good Good Lovin'
21. Maybe The Last Time
22. Bewildered
23. Call Me Super Bad
24. Let's Make It
25. I Know It's True
26. Get On The Good Foot
27. I Got The Feelin'
28. Oh Baby Don't You Weep
29. Baby Cries Over The Ocean
30. I've Got To Change
31. Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.
32. This Old Heart
33. I Won't Plead No More
34. Just Won't Do Right
35. You Don't Have To Go
36. I Don't Mind
37. Talking Loud And Saying Nothing
38. Lost Someone
39. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)
40. You've Got The Power
41. I'll Never, Never Let You Go
42. America Is My Home
43. Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto
44. There Was A Time
45. There Must Be A Reason
46. Why Do You Do Me
47. Hold My Baby's Hand
48. Try Me
49. Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn
50. I'm A Greedy Man
51. I Don't Care
52. Honky Tonk
53. Suds
54. Give It Up Turnit A Loose
55. You're Mine, You're Mine
56. Just You And Me, Darling
57. That's When I Lost My Heart
58. Fine Old Foxy Self
59. Don't Be A Dropout
60. Kansas City
61. Papa Don't Take No Mess
62. Soul Power
63. Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)
64. Get It Together
65. Licking Stick-Licking Stick
66. Mother Popcorn
67. Let Yourself Go
68. Get Up Offa That Thing
69. It's A New Day
70. How Long Darling
71. I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing
72. I Got Ants In My Pants
73. The Payback
74. Messing With The Blues
75. Shout And Shimmy
76. Living in America
77. Think
78. I Want You So Bad
79. Wonder When You're Coming Home
80. Why Does Everything Happen To Me
81. The Bells
82. Escape-ism
83. I Can't Stand Myself
84. Money Won't Change You
85. Ain't It Funky Now
86. Make it Funky
87. There it Is
88. It Hurts To Tell You
89. I Don't Know
90. Have Mercy Baby
91. Don't Let it happen To Me
92. Dancin' Little Thing
93. Gonna Try
94. Begging, Begging
95. Signed, Sealed and Delivered
96. Stone Fox
97. Like A Baby
98. I've Got Money
99. I Walked Alone
100. Got To Cry


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