Music Sites for Music Souls -
Links for the Memories
Here are some music sites for fans of Motown oldies and related genres, plus music-making, listening, and black cultural resources. Happy surfing!
Motown Oldies and Soul Sites
Daptone Records - An indie record label that offers "the tastiest, most delectable nuggets of Soul, Funk, Gospel and Afrobeat to be found on a vinyl platter" and
"channels the spirits of bygone powerhouses like Stax and Motown."
Phil Brodie Band Info Page - A little history of Tamla-Motown (Classic Motown) and what's happening in Detroit today (Modern Motown).
Motown European Tour - Details about the Legendary Classic Motown Show featuring Jr Walkers Allstar Band (note the official name without some punctuation), the Ladeez, and the hits of the Supremes, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and more.
'50s, '60s, and '70s Music Links -
Pop, Rock, and Disco
Classic Rock Legends - Re-live the glory days of Classic Rock Legends - The Beatles, the Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and more. Review the music, stories and lyrics - Remember when rock was king. You'll find only the best of classic rock music here.
Gospel, Blues, and Jazz Music Sites
Negro Spirituals - A site on the historical roots of gospel music, with a song lyrics database and information about singers and composers.
Mary4Music.com: Blues Resources & Music Reviews - Since 1998, your Internet Portal for Blues, Indie and DIY Music Links, Musicians' Resources, Band Links, Club & Festival Listings, and CD Reviews.
The Red Hot Jazz Archive - A history of Jazz before 1930. This site contains over 2000 songs from this era in RealAudio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.
A Passion for Jazz! - History of Jazz music origins, styles and musicians featuring photo gallery, timeline, festivals, webcasts, piano & guitar chords, scales and online lessons. Highlights modern as well as traditional Jazz.
Hip Hop, Rap, and Reggae Music Sites
Dub-Culture.com - Presents knowledge, tips, and techniques on producing urban electronic instrumental music to aficionados worldwide.
Music Listening Resources
The Classic Soul Network - An Internet-only radio station dedicated to the roots of soul music.
Singing and Songwriting Resources
Vocalist - Contains free online singing lessons, articles on singing and the music business for singers, lyricists, musicians and songwriters, plus resources, a message board, classifieds and more for singers of all ages, standards and styles.
Songstuff - Free musicians resource site. This site offers support to songwriters and musicians by providing information about creative, technical and business issues in the music arena.
BlackRefer.com - A user-friendly black website that provides quality links to African-American arts, businesses, news, and other information.
Top of Music Sites for Music Souls