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Touch of Classic Soul 2
by Marc Taylor
Chronicled are the careers of 31 of the top soul music artists of the mid to late 1970s. The author conducted interviews with most of the artists and profiled others. Included are Earth, Wind and Fire, Rufus and Chaka Khan, the Commodores, the Isley Brothers, and Parliament/Funkadelic.
Unknown Binding, 364 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Aloiv Publishing Company
(first published March 14th 2001)
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The R&B and soul music scene of the late seventies saw the decline of neo-classic soul, the rise and fall of disco, the emergence of funk as a dominant force, and the early seeds of rap as a major trend. This book looks at 31 artists from that time, from huge crossover stars like Earth, Wind, and Fire and The Commodores, to popular acts like Parliament/Funkadelic and Rufus (with the scintillating Chaka Khan), to far lesser-known acts like Enchantment, BT Express, and G.Q. Marc Taylor is an e ...more