Singer Vesta Williams was discovered dead in LA in a hotel room in Tinseltown. The news spread quickly and is a shock to her many friends and fans around the world. The 48-year old R&B singer was known for her classic Congratulations, as well as Sweet Sweet Love and 4U. Case of death is unknown. […]

` Loleatta Holloway (November 5, 1946 – March 21, 2011) was an American singer, mainly known for disco songs such as “Hit and Run” and “Love Sensation”, both of which have been sampled extensively. Loletta Holloway was able to sing form her soul, the quality that arouses emotion and sentiment.  Soul music is defined as a […]

Mammie Smith became the first Black woman to make a record on Februay 14,1920,Smith recored “You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down” and “This Thing Called Love.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mamie Smith, 1883 – 1946, was a versatile performer best remembered for being the first African American to make a blues recording. Born Mamie Robinson in Cincinatti, […]

According to a statement from Aretha Franklin’s camp, the Legendary Queen Of Soul was released from Sinai Grace Hospital over the weekend following a brief stay. The Grammy Award-wining singer was admitted upon the recommendation of her doctors. Franklin is currently at home resting comfortably and released this statement to her fans. “I would like […]

From It is with immense sorrow that we inform SoulTrackers that Al Goodman, one-third of Ray, Goodman & Brown as well as the Moments (“Love on a Two Way Street”), has died. Part of two of the most underrated soul groups of the past half century, Goodman provided the “bottom end” on hits such […]