Episode 77 – Thelma Houston & “Tears On My Pillow”

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features songs from Thelma Houston & two artists’ interpretations of “Tears On My Pillow”.

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Thelma Houston

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode.

Thelma Houston

‘Stealing In The Name Of The Lord’, ‘There Is A God’, ‘I Ain’t Going Nowhere’, ‘There’s No Such Thing As Love’, ‘And I Never Did’, & ‘I Ain’t That Easy To Lose’ — From The Album “Thelma Houston: The Mowest Album” — Soulmusic Records


The song “Tears On My Pillow” can be found on:

Gwen McCrae — From The Album “Gwen McCrae: Rockin Chair/Something So Right” — EMI Records

Frankie Gearing — Found on YouTube

 

Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

Next week’s episode will feature more songs from the incomparable Gladys Knight.

Thanks for listening!

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Episode 76 – The Girl Groups

Welcome to this week’s episode of the Sisters Sing Soul featuring songs from “the girl groups”.

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode:

The Cookies

‘I Never Dreamed’ — From The Album “The Dimension Dolls” — Sundazed Records

Florence DeVore

‘Kiss Me Now’ — Found on YouTube

The Gems

‘He Makes Me Feel So Good’ — From The Album “Where The Girls Are Volume 3” — Ace Records

The Fabulettes

‘Screamin and Shoutin’ — Found on YouTube

Gigi & The Charmaines

‘Poor Unfortunate Me’ — From The Album “Gigi & The Charmaines” — Ace Records

Rhetta Hughes

‘Giving Up My Heartaches’ — Found on YouTube

The Devonnes

‘I’m Gonna Pick Up My Toys’ — Found on YouTube

September

‘Caution’ — From The Album “What More Can A Woman Do: Brunswick & Chi-Sound Sisters Of Soul” — Westside Records


Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

Next week’s episode will feature music from Thelma Houston.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 75 – Candi Staton

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features songs from Candi Staton.

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode:

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Candi Staton

Candi Staton

‘Someone You Use’, ‘That Old Time Feeling’, ‘In The Ghetto’ and ‘The Thanks I Get For Loving You’ — From the Album “Candi Staton: Evidence” — Ace Records, Kent Soul label

‘But I Do’ — From the Album “Candi Staton: Candi/Music Speaks Louder Than Words” — Spy Records

‘Dust On My Pillow’ — From the Album “Candi Staton: Who’s Hurting Now” — Honest Jon’s Records

‘Commitment’ and ‘Eternity’ — From the Album “Candi Staton: Life Happens” — Beracah Records



Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

In next week’s episode, we’ll feature music from the “Girl Group” sound.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 74 – Vivian Reed & Maxine Weldon

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features songs from Vivian Reed & Maxine Weldon.

Vivian Reed Sisters Sing Soul

Vivian Reed

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode.

Vivian Reed

‘Walk On My Side’ and ‘Unbelievable  — From the album “Vivian Reed: Yours Until Tomorrow” — Soulmusic Records

‘Save Your Love For Me’  — From the album “You Better Believe It” — Warner Music UK

‘Hello It’s So Nice To Make It Again’ and ‘There Was You  — Found on YouTube

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Maxine Weldon


Maxine Weldon

‘Nobody Wins’, ‘Loving Arms’ and ‘Born To Love Me  — Available on Vinyl album “Some Singin’ ”

 


Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

We’ll be off for a few weeks, but will be back with an all-new episode soon featuring more music from the incomparable Candi Staton.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 73 – Sandra Feva & Alder Ray

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features songs from Sandra Feva & Alder Ray.

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode.

Sandra Feva Sisters Sing Soul

Sandra Feva

Sandra Feva

‘Stay Here With Me’ (as Sandra Richardson)  — Found on YouTube

‘Three Times A Man’ & ‘Chokin’ Kind’  — From the album “Sandra Feva: The Need To Be” — Venture Records

‘Let The Roses Die’  — From the album “Sandra Feva: Savoir Faire” — Shout Records

 

Alder Ray Sisters Sing Soul

Alder Ray


Alder Ray

‘A Little Love’, ‘Love Will Let You Down’, and ‘Just Because The Package Has Been Unwrapped And Opened’  — Found on YouTube

‘He Gave Me Love’ (as The Delicates) — Found on YouTube

 


Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

Next week’s episode will feature the music of Vivian Reed & Maxine Weldon.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 72 – The Staple Singers, Part II

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features more songs from The Staple Singers.

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode:

Mavis Staples Sisters Sing Soul

Mavis Staples

The Staple Singers

‘I’m Coming Home’ — From the Album “The Staple Singers: Swing Low Sweet Chariot” — Soul Jam Records

‘The Dock Of The Bay’ & ‘Got To Be Some Changes Made’ — From the Album “The Staple Singers: Soul Folk In Action” — Stax Records

‘Give A Damn’ — From the Album “The Staple Singers: We’ll Get Over” — Stax Records

‘You’re Gonna Make Me Cry’ & ‘You’ve Got To Earn It’ — From the Album “The Staple Swingers” — Stax Records

‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ & ‘Heaven’ — From the Album “The Staple Singers: Be What You Are” — Stax Records



Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

In next week’s new episode, we’ll feature the music of Sandra Feva & Alder Ray.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 71 – Esther Phillips

Welcome to this week’s episode of Sisters Sing Soul.

This week’s episode features songs from Esther Phillips.

Esther Phillips Sisters Sing Soul

Esther Phillips

Here’s where you can find the songs in this episode:

Esther Phillips

‘Release Me’, ‘Some Things You Never Get Used To’, ‘Cheater Man’, ‘I’m In Love’, and ‘Woman Will Do No Wrong’ — From the Album “Esther Phillips: The Country Side Of Esther Phillips/Set Me Free” — Collectables Records

‘Home Is Where The Hatred Is’, ‘Til My Back Ain’t Got No Bone’ and ‘I Can Stand A Little Rain’ — From the Album “Esther Phillips: The Kudu Years 1971-1977” — Raven Records



Please feel free to comment below with any questions or observations.

In next week’s episode, we’ll feature more music from The Staple Singers.

Thanks for listening!