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Heart and Soul Sheet Music by Hoagy Carmichael

Erykah Badu (born Erica Abi Wright), American singer-songwriter, record producer, & actress. Called the First Lady of Neo-Soul or the Queen of Neo-Soul, she is known for her role in the rise of neo soul music. Her voice has been compared to that of jazz great Billie Holiday, and her music uses elements from R&B, hip-hop & jazz. Her hits include On & On, Tyrone, Otherside of the Game, Bag Lady, Window Seat, Honey, & Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop). She has won 4 Grammys and sold 7M…

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Aretha Franklin: "Queen of Soul"

Aretha Franklin-She was not with the Motown lable, but I love her all the same.

Bobby Womack (1944-2014) Singer, songwriter, guitarist. R&B, soul, rock and roll, doo-wop, gospel, and country.

By the time Gladys Knight and the Pips were signed to Motown, the young woman was a seasoned music business veteran, having toured as a teenager in the late '50s with such R&B stars as Little Willie John and Sam Cooke. (The Detroit News archives)

Philly Soul was one of the most popular forms of soul music in the early 1970s. Building on the steady groove of Hi Records and Stax/Volt singles, Philly soul added sweeping strings, seductive horns, and lush arrangements to the deep rhythms. As a result, it was much smoother and slicker than the deep soul of the late 1960s, but the vocals remained as soulful as any previous form of R&B. Philly Soul was primary a producer's medium, as Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff created its instrumental…