We lost DeWayne Julius Rogers, better known to us as “D.J. Rogers”. Sadly ignored, Rogers was a singer and songwriter who brought the organically-visceral power of Soul Music to his craft just as hard as any of the more famous legends in the business. His awareness of the Black diaspora chapter in America. His command […]Read More Unsung Soul Music Legend D.J. Rogers (1948-2020)
Any of these tracks would make cool adds to your playlist. I generally hate making “best of” lists since I’ll almost invariably miss some gems worth mentioning. Music, art, chefs, wines — you name the list, and I’ll flub it without deadazz contemplation. Therefore, (laughing) Soulsorts honcho Roger Williams is my idol. He served up […]Read More Best Soul songs of 2020 (so far) by Soulsorts’ Roger Williams
I’m going to add more music posts to this blog. All kinds of music. Old and new. We need to break up the heavily-political posts with a different set of vibes. But don’t worry — I don’t plan to dilute a single race or political post. I’m currently relistening to the third installment of music […]Read More Soul, Jazz and Dance Music: Roger Williams comes through again with a podcast for the earhole
Another example of my weirdness: I Shazam songs I already know. My guess is that I have trust issues with the app and want to catch it in a lie. Not sure. An Aha-you-busted moment came last night when Soul Music podcaster Roger Williams played Impact’s “Something to Rock Too” during his monthly last-Wednesday show […]Read More Roger Williams scores again with his Wednesday Wind Down Zone Soul Music podcast — May 27
If you love modern, independent Soul music creators like Kindred the Family Soul, Angela Johnson, Moonchild and Amp Fiddler, give thanks to Soulsorts’ Roger Williams for this three-hour show of top-shelf tracks. Click the pic below or go here to listen, get the track list and download. Be sure to follow his podcast to get the latest show uploads. […]Read More Download This Soul Music Podcast Now.
We lost Bobby Womack, one of our kings of Soul, who leaves behind a creative legacy that’s more than a half-century old. Among many reasons to dig this Brother, I deeply admire him for remaining true to the craft he loved. Think about this for a moment — we began to see a migration away from Soul […]Read More GOODBYE, BOBBY WOMACK.