Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 21

Brenda Holloway - American singer and songwriter, who was a recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s. Her best-known recordings are the soul hits, "Every Little Bit Hurts", "When I'm Gone", and "You've Made Me So Very Happy." Deodato - Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and record producer, primarily in jazz but who has been […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 22

Ruby Turner - British Jamaican R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and actress. In a music career spanning more than 30 years, Turner is best known for her album and single releases in Europe and North America. Verne Allison - Second tenor & background vocalist for American R&B vocal group, The Dells. The Dells were an […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 23

Lee John - British musician, singer, and actor of St Lucian descent. He was born in Hackney, London, and educated in New York City, later studying drama at the Anna Scher Theatre School. Rosetta Hightower - American singer, and the lead singer of the 1960s girl group The Orlons. She was born in Philadelphia. Anthony […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 24

Marvin Smity Smith - ¬†American jazz drummer and composer. Marvin Smith was born in Waukegan, Illinois, where his father, Marvin Sr., was a drummer. "Smitty" was exposed to music at a young age, receiving formal musical training at the age of three.  

Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 25

Eddie Floyd - American soul-R&B singer and songwriter, best known for his work on the Stax record label in the 1960s and 1970s including the No. 1 R&B hit song "Knock on Wood". Mel Waiters - ¬†American R&B singer born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, United States. In the early 1970s, he began singing […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – June 26

Dave Grusin - American composer, arranger, producer, and pianist. He has composed many scores for feature films and television, and has won numerous awards for his soundtrack and record work, including an Academy Award and ten Grammy Awards. He is the co-founder of GRP Records. Billy Davis Jr. - American musician, best known as a […]