Soul Roots

Series produced by Howard Burchette

Caption: The Mecca of Soul Music!
The Mecca of Soul Music! 

This is a one hour show on the history and music of R&B and Soul music. The program is divided into three segments.

This is a music program on the history of SOUL music from the late 1960's to the 1980's.

26 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie
The Five Stairsteps, The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie, The Stairsteps, The Invisible Mans Band and Keni Burke are the First Family of Soul. They performed ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, WUFT, WUFT, KPIP-LP, WJAB and more

  • Added: Nov 03, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Joe Tex "The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)" 1966 45 rpm picture sleeve, Credit: Atlantic Records
Joseph Arrington, Jr. better known as "JOE TEX", was one of the greatest soul singers in history. His style was different from a James Brown, a Wil...

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, and KHNS

  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 54:54
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Love Unlimited
This is a good mixture of music from the Sound of Philadelphia Soul to the funky James Brown sound, to the productions of Barry White and to the so...

Bought by KFCF FM, WUFT, KZYX, KPIP-LP, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Jan 21, 2010
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sister Sledge
It’s Funky. It’s smooth. It’s psychedelic. That’s what the music sounds like to SOUL TIME – Part #3

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2010
  • Length: 57:06
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Labelle (Nona Hendrix, Patti Labelle & Sarah Dash)
From The Jackson Five to Labelle. From Quincy Jones to The Soulful Strings. From Jr. Walker & The All-stars to Etta James. This should tell you wh...

Bought by KFCF FM, WUFT, KZYX, KPIP-LP, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Jan 21, 2010
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: King Curtis
This is a one hour musical program on the legacy of saxophonist KING CURTIS.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, and WVAS

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 58:16
  • Purchases: 3
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This is a special musical tribute to Eunice Kathleen Waymon, known as the great NINA SIMONE. This special contains some of her biggest hits.

Bought by KPIP-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, WSLR, and WVAS

  • Added: Dec 28, 2012
  • Length: 55:45
  • Purchases: 4
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Memphis like New Orleans is know for good food, rich history and music. It also is the home of some of the greatest soul music in American history....

Bought by KFCF FM, WUFT, KPIP-LP, and WJAB

  • Added: Aug 25, 2013
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 4
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"BACK TO MIAMI" Is a return back to a place that brought you great hits like "I Get Lifted", "Rocking Chair", "Rock You Baby", "Keep It Comin' Love...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WJAB

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 56:31
  • Purchases: 2
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SLY STONE (Sylvester Stewart) is Rock, he is Funk and he is Soul. He is the one benchmark that all of the other bands and musicians mimic when they...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WSLR

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 57:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: James Brown (1960s)
During the 1960s James Brown was known as Soul Brother #1. This was a title that no one else in Soul music, R& or Pop would or could claim. This p...

Bought by WUFT, CI Dolphin Radio, KPIP-LP, WJFF, and Prairie Public

  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: James Brown - In the Jungle Groove, Credit: Polydor Records
This is the best of JAMES BROWN from the 1970s and the FUNK! James Brown (Born: May 3, 1933, Barnwell, SC Died: December 25, 2006, Atlanta, GA) T...

Bought by KVNF, KPIP-LP, Prairie Public, WVAS, and WJAB

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 57:47
  • Purchases: 5
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James Brown is one of the most recognizance and important figures in modern music during our lifetime. During this program we will explore some of ...

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, Prairie Public, and WJAB

  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 4
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Make my FUNK the P-Funk! Out of this P-Funk universe came the characters of Sir Nose, Star Child,The Lollypop Man (alias the Long Haired Sucker), U...

Bought by KPIP-LP and Prairie Public

  • Added: Feb 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:26
  • Purchases: 2
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One hour of Halloween fun with R&B and Soul classics that you will enjoy. Your host is IGOR - the Music Monster!


  • Added: Oct 06, 2013
  • Length: 57:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Zap! Pow! Blam! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? This one hour program is a fun listen to show with superhero inspired recordings and themes by Jazz,...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KREV-LP, and WJAB

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 3
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SOUL is a feeling. SOUL is from the root. SOUL is Free. SOUL is Ray Charles. SOUL is James Brown. SOUL is Aretha Franklin. SOUL is Nina Simone. SOU...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WUFT, KISA Digital Studios, KPIP-LP, and WTIP

  • Added: May 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was referred to by everyone as the “Greatest” and the “Champ”. This one hour program ...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KISA Digital Studios, KPIP-LP, WVAS, WJSU and more

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 57:01
  • Purchases: 6
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This one hour musical program commemorates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Some of the music is rare and this would a splendid program t...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WSLR, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WGHC-LP 98.3 FM Chicago, KUCB and more

  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:02:29
  • Purchases: 24
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"Bernie Worrell (The Wizard of WOO)" is a one hour musical tribute to the great composer and musician of Parliament - Funkadelic, the Talking Heads...

Bought by WLRH, WMUH, KPIP-LP, WJFF, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 56:55
  • Purchases: 6