Category Archives: Soul Seduction

Prince, Todd, RuPaul, & Me

Prince and I did not get off, so to speak, on the good foot. While he would ultimately influence me – both personally and musically – as much as Bowie or the Beatles (my Trinity), his presence initially challenged the most important friendship of my life. Then, it cemented that friendship, and led to funk n’ roll adventures alongside a superstar-in-exile named RuPaul. Continue reading

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Hasten Down the Wind: Adventures in Babysitting, 1977

What to do when you’re 12 and a mysterious, beautiful, troubled woman moves in next door with her four-year-old? You babysit, of course! RBW offers some more summertime musical memoir. Continue reading

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The 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love

For once, internet-fostered shamelessness is a good thing, with “The Top 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love.” Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren boldly goes where we’ve all gone before – into the realm of uncool, guilty pleasures; rock, pop, soul, rap, and, of course, disco all get their dork due. You know you love it. Continue reading

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Soul Seduction : Eddie Bo

They sang in churches, played on street corners, in gin joints. They did it for you and they did it for me. They did it because music ran in their veins. These are the forgotten stories of soul music’s swinging past Continue reading

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Soul Seduction – The Bar-Kays

They sang in churches, played on street corners, in gin joints. They did it for you and they did it for me. They did it because music ran in their veins. These are the forgotten stories of soul music’s swinging past Continue reading

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Soul Seduction – Barbara Acklin

They sang in churches, played on street corners, in gin joints. They did it for you and they did it for me. They did it because music ran in their veins. These are the forgotten stories of soul music’s swinging past. Continue reading

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