Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 11

Mary J. Blige - American singer, songwriter and actress. Her career began in 1991 when she was signed to Uptown Records. She went on to release 13 studio albums, eight […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 12

George Duke - American keyboardist, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. He worked with numerous artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and as a professor of music. […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 13

C.P. Spencer - American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer for the Motown label in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was a native of Detroit, Michigan. Best known […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 14

Allen Toussaint - American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, who was an influential figure in New Orleans rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the end of the century, […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 17

Cedar Walton - American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band, The Jazz Messengers, before establishing a long career as a […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 18

David Ruffin - American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of the Temptations during the group's "Classic Five" period as it […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 19

Booker Newbury III - American singer and keyboardist, who was a member of the mid 1970s soul groups Sweet Thunder, and Impact, before pursuing a solo career. He is probably […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 21

Edwin Starr - American singer and songwriter. Starr was famous for his Norman Whitfield-produced Motown singles of the 1970s, most notably the number-one hit "War". Starr was born in Nashville […]

Today’s Soul Birthday – January 24

Aaron Neville - American R&B and soul vocalist, musician and actor. He has had four platinum albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 25

Etta James - American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz, and gospel. Barbara Carroll - American jazz pianist and vocalist. Edmund Sylvers […]

Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 26

Anita Baker - American singer-songwriter. She is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career […]