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Today’s Soul Birthdays – August 22
August 22, 2022
Roscoe Shelton – American electric blues and R&B singer. He is best remembered for his 1965 hit single “Strain on My Heart” and for his working relationships with the Fairfield Four and with Bobby Hebb. Other notable recordings include “Think It Over” and “Baby Look What You’re Doin’ to Me”.
Chuck Brown – American guitarist, bandleader and singer known as “The Godfather of Go-Go”. Go-go is a subgenre of funk music developed around the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in the mid-1970s.
James Debarge – American R&B/soul singer. He was one of the members of the singing family vocal group DeBarge who became famous with their mid-1980s songs “All This Love”, “Love Me in a Special Way”, “Rhythm of the Night”, and “Who’s Holding Donna Now”.