blue-eyed soul


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blue-eyed soul

n
(Jazz) informal soul music written and performed by White singers in a style derived from the blues

blue-eyed soul

Soul music produced or performed by white musicians.
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Springfield shot to prominence the 1960s as Britain's leading blue-eyed soul singer.
PS1 stake winner takes all WEDNESDAY Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor 01248 355444 Event: Sam Lewis Time: Doors 7pm; Gig 8pm Cost: PS10 Details: With rich soulful vocals, well-crafted songs, roots country and blue-eyed soul Sam Lewis is connecting the dots.
Formed in Leicester, the Heartland Roots Band are a British country music act who are enjoying success with their uptempo style of Heartland rock, a genre which combines elements of country, folk and Americana with other influences such as blue-eyed soul and rhythm and blues.
We went from the darlings of blue-eyed soul to absolute pop mayhem.
Roots-rock singer-songwriter Paul Thorn hails from the hill country along the Mississippi-Alabama border that could be called the world heartland of blue-eyed soul. On the Alabama side, the region gave us legendary rock and R&B producers Sam Phillips and Rick Hall and, on the Mississippi side, Elvis Presley and Thorn himself.
He had further success with the blue-eyed soul music of The Style Council from 1983 to 1989, before establishing himself as a solo artist in 1991.
As blue-eyed soul went out of fashion, Vera, like many other musicians, found himself scrounging for survival gigs, but one crucial difference set him apart: he abstained from the drugs and drink that fueled and eventually claimed so many of his contemporaries.
In a captivating performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Kizzy, Gwilym and Sinfonia Cymru, with a backdrop of stunning visuals by artist Ruby Fox, brought Wales' Celtic rainforest to life with a captivating and heady mix of blue-eyed soul and sweetly constructed jazz created around songs that took us through the different seasons at the RSPB nature reserve.
He has since dabbled with folk rock, blue-eyed soul and, as he did with five volumes of his Great American Songbook albums, record his own versions of the musical standards.
It was not just an attack on gay people, but an attack on everyone, added the 55-year-old blue-eyed soul singer, who had reunited with his original band mates, Jon Moss (drums), Mikey Craig (bass) and Roy Hay (guitar) to make new music and go on tour.
We know that the term "blue-eyed soul" could soon lose its racial label and white soul will become the default, thereby labelling the original as "Black Soul".