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Mon 29 Aug 2011 16:00 BBC Radio 2

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 29 August 2011

Soulmates Tony Blackburn and Trevor Nelson present two hours of the very best soul music with tracks from the classic labels including Atlantic, Chess, Motown, Philadelphia and Stax. With the stories behind the songs, personal memories, the soul tracks facts files and a sprinkling of rarely played and collectable gems. Join them on e-mail tonyb@bbc.co.uk or text 88291 with bank holiday dedications.

Music Played

27 items
  • Image for Alexander O'Neal

    Alexander O'Neal Criticize

    Hits Album 7 (Various Artists), Hits, 9

  • Image for Francis Nero

    Francis Nero Footsteps Following Me

    Deep Heat 10 (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke Having A Party

    Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music, RCA

  • Image for Maze

    Maze and Frankie Beverly Joy And Pain

    The Very Best Of Jazz Funk (Various), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Donny Hathaway

    Donny Hathaway The Ghetto, Part 1

    Atlantic Ultimate: '70s R&B Smashes!, Rhino /Warner Music, 10

  • Image for Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin Respect

    Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul, Atlantic

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder As

    Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collec, Universal

  • Image for Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.

    Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. I Hope We Get To Love In Time

    I Hope We Get To Love In Time, Razor & Tie, 6

  • Image for Jennifer Hudson

    Jennifer Hudson Spotlight

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Steve Arrington

    Steve Arrington Feel So Real

    The Greatest 80's Soul W/Ender (Va), Warner Strategic Market

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters With This Ring

    Disc Jockey Hits Volume 2, Stardust, 2

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Save The Last Dance For Me

    Very Best Of Ben E.King & The Drifters, Global Television

  • Image for Ann Peebles

    Ann Peebles I Can't Stand The Rain

    Mad About The Boy: Ladies Sing The Bl, Crimson

  • Image for The Jacksons

    The Jacksons Can You Feel It

    Fantastic 80's Go For It! - Various, Parlophone

  • Image for Dionne Bromfield

    Dionne Bromfield Foolin'

    (CD Single), Lioness Records, 1

  • Image for The Isley Brothers

    The Isley Brothers Harvest For The World

    The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Force MD's

    Force MD's Tender Love

    Heart Full Of Soul 2 (Various Artist, Global Television

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down

    The Element Of Freedom, Sony Music, 14

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye What's Going On

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright)

    Dancing In The Street (Various Artis, Universal Music Tv

  • Image for Jackie Wilson

    Jackie Wilson Whispers (Gettin' Louder)

    The Very Best Of Jackie Wilson, Rhino Records Inc, 4

  • Image for The Stylistics

    The Stylistics People Make The World Go Round

    The Very Best Of The Stylistics, H & L, 13

  • Image for The Mohawks

    The Mohawks The Champ

    Dread Meets B-Boys Downtown: Social Classics Volume 3, EMI Records Ltd, 1

  • Image for The Spinners

    The Spinners I'll Be Around

    Atlantic Soul (Various Artists), Warner E.S.P., 3

  • Image for Keni Burke

    Keni Burke Risin' To The Top (Give It All You Got)

    70sfunksouljazzdisco - (Various), Virgin

  • Image for The O'Jays

    The O'Jays Love Train

    Shades Of Soul (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Phyllis Hyman

    Phyllis Hyman You Know How To Love Me

    Soul Weekender (Various Artists), Crimson


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