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Amy Winehouse’s Found Demo Showcases How Much Soul She Had At 17 (Audio)

When Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27, the music community was shaken to its core after losing one of its boldest vocalists. Early in her short-lived career, the beehive-haired British singer's musical hybrid of R&B, Jazz, retro-Soul and Hip-Hop on her 2003 debut albumĀ Frank gained... Read more

Here’s a Mix of Some of the Brilliant British Soul From the 80’s & 90’s (Audio)

It's been called Acid Jazz, British Soul and other names. Whatever the description, it was fresh. Here's a mix of the many artists from the 80's and 90's who brought the funk from across the pond. You'll hear music from Soul II Soul, Loose Ends, Jamiroquai, Terrence Trent D'Arby, Incognito,... Read more

In the late 80’s and early 90’s there was an incredible British soul invasion. The music was called Acid Jazz, but make no mistake–it was SOUL music.

This week's Soul Cooking installment is dedicated to that movement. If names like Loose Ends, Soul II Soul, The Brand New Heavies and Jamiroquai mean anything to you, get ready for a ride down memory lane. If those names are new to you and you appreciate good soul music, this... Read more