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(C) 2018. All written material found on this website is the property of Blues Critic and may only be used with permission and full accreditation (either "Blues Critic" or "Dylann DeAnna of Blues Critic") and link to this website.

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04/23/18

Added artist pages on Jimmy Burns, Billy Jones, Randolph Walker, Little Buck, (more to come this evening)


04/22/18

Added artist page on Willie Hill

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Site Update

Fixed all the broken/dead links in the album reviews section. Changed RETURN TO SOUTHERN SOUL BLOG (YEAR) to RETURN TO (YEAR) Album Reviews for years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


04/21/18

Added artist pages on Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Gwen McCrae, Hardway Connection, Simone De, Curtis Salgado & Eugene Smiley Sr.


04/20/18

Added artist pages on James Armstrong, General Johnson/Chairmen Of The Board, Lavelle White, Barbara Lynn


04/18/18

Added artist pages on Sammie Relford, Sugaray Rayford, Sir Lawrence, Snatch Nelson & Nappy Brown


04/17/18

Added artist pages on Bettye LaVette, Frank Lucas, Geater Davis, Ted Taylor & Swamp Dogg

New Album Review on Wilson Meadows HERE


04/16/18

50 Essential Soul Blues Albums HERE


04/13/18

Added artist pages on Grady Champion, Stevie J., Little Jimmy King, Robert Ward, Rude & Walter "Wolfman" Washington


04/11/18

Added artist pages on Joyce Lawson, Dorothy Moore, Tre Williams, O.B. Bryant, Eddie Cotton and updated Lee Fields artist page

Made change to "Best Of 2012". #1 Retro-Soul/Soul Blues Album is Lee Fields "Faithful Man", which I consider one of the best Soul albums ever made post 1979. No exaggeration. It's PERFECT.


04/10/18

Added artist pages on Ellis Hooks, Charles Bradley, Willie B. & J Wonn

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Website Update

As you may have noticed we have made some major changes with "Southern Soul Blog". From now on all album reviews will be posted in their own section New Album Reviews

Meanwhile Southern Soul Blog will contain Southern Soul news, website updates and commentary.

We have removed some past commentaries (we had forgotten were even still online) as they are no longer relevant....and unfortunate in retrospect.


4-08-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2017 Here


4-06-18

Top 30 Southern Soul, Rhythm & Blues Album Chart Posted Here


3-31-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2016 Here


3-27-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2015 Here


3-23-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2014 Here

(also made a few changes to "Best Of 2007" (moved Swamp Dogg to "Retro-Soul/Soul Blues Albums")

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3-23-18

This is old news to some but a very important member of the Southern Soul world both Beach and chitlin' circuit died late last year. We just want to take a moment to acknowledge "Soul Dog" Neal Furr. A very nice man and great contributor to this music with his "Southern Soul Corner". Here is his blog Southern Soul Corner


3-21-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2013 Here

(also made a few changes to "Best Of 2009" and "Best Of 2012")


03-19-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2012 Here


03-15-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2011 Here


03-13-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2010 Here


03-09-18

"Best Of Page" has been added for 2009 Here


03-06-18

New Album Reviews on Billy Price Otis Clay & Eugene Smiley Sr HERE


3-05-18

Site Update

Did you notice we are implementing a new way to listen to samples of the CDs in our store? We are adding a mini-player to replace the old "LISTEN" links. Here's a sample:

If it doesn't work for you or show up you need to install/enable Adobe Flash. You can download it HERE https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ (yes it's completely safe and legitimate)


3-02-18

"Best Of Pages" have been added for 2006, 2007, 2008 Here (added sound samples. We are replacing all "LISTEN" tabs with the mini-player since it works better)


3-01-18

Blues Critic Southern Soul Radio has been reloaded with new music Here

"Best Of Pages" have been added for 2003, 2004, 2005 Here


WRITINGS ARCHIVED

2018 SOUTHERN SOUL BLOG here

2017 SOUTHERN SOUL BLOG here

2015 SOUTHERN SOUL BLOG here

INTERVIEWS here


(C) 2018. All written material found on this website is the property of Blues Critic and may only be used with permission and full accreditation (either "Blues Critic" or "Dylann DeAnna of Blues Critic") and link to this website.

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