The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
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Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No.8.
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Hawkins added his unique groove to hits by Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge and countless others.
The film also stars Marlon Wayans, Forrest Whitaker, Marc Maron, and more.
A stunning selection of career highlights by a true legend of Motown, and of all music.
The newly solo Supreme charts with the album of her first TV special.
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‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for February 17, 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
Perhaps it was the unfamiliar rawness of 'You' that prevented it from going higher than No.34 in the pop market, but it climbed to No.7 on the soul side.
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In December 1967, a "nervous" British guitarist was drafted in as a guest on the 'Lady Soul' album.