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 1987

Ertl, Franz
Soul-Diktionar
Koln: Wilhelm Herbst Verlag, 1987, 180 p.


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  Ace, Johnny (b. 1929 d. 1954)   singer
  Acklin, Barbara (b. 1944)   singer, vocals
  Adams, Faye (a. 1953-1954)   singer
  Alexander, Arthur (b. 1940)   cast, singer
  Allen, Lee (b. 1926)   cast, guitar
  Baker, LaVern (b. 1929)   bass (instrument), rhythm & blues singer
  Baker, Mickey (b. 1925)   guitar, vocals
  Ballard, Hank [Henry] (b. 1936)   composer, lyricist
  Bartholomew, Dave (b. 1920)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Belafonte, Harry [Harold George] (b. 1927)   calypso singer, cast
  Bell, William (b. 1939)   arranger, bass (instrument)
  Belvin, Jesse (b. 1932 d. 1960)   piano, singer
  Benton, Brook (b. 1931 d. 1988)   melifluent singer, vocals
  Berry, Chuck (b. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Blackwell, Otis (b. 1931)   singer, songwriter
  Bland, Bobby Blue [Robert Calvin] (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Bostic, Earl [Eugene Earl] (b. 1913 d. 1965)   alto saxophone
  Bristol, Johnny (a. 1960)   singer, songwriter
  Broonzy, Big Bill (b. 1893 d. 1958)   blues singer, guitar
  Brown, Charles (Mose) (b. 1920)   piano, organ
  Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth" (b. 1924)   string bass, vocals
  Brown, James (b. 1933)   band, bass guitar
  Brown, Nappy [Napoleon] (b. 1929)   gospel singer, rhythm & blues singer
  Brown, Roy James (b. 1925 d. 1981)   rhythm & blues singer
  Brown, Ruth (b. 1928)   cast, jazz/blues diva
  Burke, Solomon (b. 1936)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Butler, Jerry (b. 1939)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Carr, James (b. 1942)   soul singer
  Carr, Leroy (b. 1905 d. 1935)   blues singer, piano
  Carter, Clarence (b. 1936)   soul singer, vocals
  Castor, Jimmy (b. 1943)   saxophone, singer
  Chandler, Gene (b. 1940)   soul singer, vocals
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Checker, Chubby (b. 1941)   rock singer
  Clark, Dee (b. 1938 d. 1990)   singer
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Conley, Arthur (b. 1946)   soul singer, vocals
  Cooder, Ry (b. 1947)   guitar, rock guitar
  Cooke, Sam (b. 1931 d. 1964)   composer, gospel singer
  Cotton, James (b. 1935)   drummer, harmonica
  Covay, Don (b. 1938 a. 1955)   arranger, singer
  Crudup, Big Boy [Arthur] (b. 1905 d. 1974)   guitar, singer
  Curtis, King (b. 1934 d. 1971)   tenor sax, arranger
  Davis, Sammy (b. 1925 d. 1990)   cast, music director for George Rhodes
  Davis, Tyrone (b. 1938)   soul singer
  Diddley, Bo (b. 1928)   jazz guitar, vocals
  Dixon, Willie James (b. 1915 d. 1993)   bass (instrument), bass
  Doggett, Bill [William Ballard] (b. 1916)   organ, piano
  Domino, Fats (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Dorsey, Lee (b. 1924 d. 1986)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Elbert, Donnie (b. 1936 d. 1989)   soul singer, vocals
  Everett, Betty (b. 1939)   singer
  Flack, Roberta (b. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Floyd, Eddie (b. 1935 a. 1959-1962)   lead singer, vocals
  Franklin, Aretha (b. 1942)   soul singer, vocals
  Fulson, Lowell (b. 1921)   singer, vocals
  Gaye, Marvin (b. 1939 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  Gordon, Rosco (b. 1934)   blues pianist, piano
  Graham, Larry (b. 1946)   electric bass, funk-bass guitar pioneer
  Green, Al (b. 1946)   soul singer, tenor sax
  Guitar Slim (b. 1926 d. 1959)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Hamilton, Roy (b. 1929 d. 1969)   R&B ballad singer
  Harris, Wynonie "Mr. Blues" (b. 1915 d. 1969)   singer, vocals
  Harrison, Wilbert (b. 1929 a. 1959)   singer, vocals
  Hathaway, Donny (b. 1945 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
  Hawkins, Screemin' Jay (b. 1929)   piano, vocals
  Hayes, Isaac (b. 1943)   piano, rhythm & blues singer
  Hendrix, Jimi [James Marshall] (b. 1942 d. 1970)   guitar, rock singer
  Hibbler, Al [Albert] (b. 1915 a. 1943-1951)   singer, vocals
  Hooker, John Lee (b. 1917)   blues singer, vocals
  Hopkins, Lightnin' (b. 1912 d. 1982)   blues singer, guitar
  Howlin' Wolf (b. 1910 d. 1976)   blues singer, harmonica
  Hunter, Ivory Joe (b. 1914 d. 1974)   piano, singer
  Jackson, Chuck [Charles] (b. 1937 a. 1961-1968)   soul singer, vocals
  Jackson, Michael (b. 1958)   singer, songwriter
  James, Elmore (b. 1918 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  James, Etta (b. 1938)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  James, Rick (b. 1952)   funk singer, songwriter
  Jefferson, Blind Lemon (b. 1897 d. 1930)   country bluesman
  John, Little Willie (b. 1937 d. 1968)   singer, vocals
  Johnson, Lonnie (b. 1889 d. 1970)   banjo, guitar
  Johnson, Marv (b. 1938)   singer
  Johnson, Robert (b. 1953)   drummer
  Jordan, Louis Thomas (b. 1908 d. 1975)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  K-Doe, Ernie (b. 1936)   singer, vocals
  Kendricks, Eddie (James) (b. 1939)   singer
  King, Albert (b. 1923 d. 1992)   bluesman, guitar
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  King, Ben E. (b. 1938)   soul singer
  King, Freddie (b. 1934 d. 1976)   bluesman, vocals
  Lance (b. 1942)   soul singer
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  Lewis, Barbara (b. 1944 a. 1963-1967)   singer, vocals
  Lewis, Smiley (b. 1913 d. 1966)   piano, vocals
  Little Richard (b. 1935)   composer, lyricist
  Little Walter (b. 1930 d. 1968)   blues singer, harmonica
  Mathis, Johnny [John Royce] (b. 1935)   singer, vocals
  Mayfield, Curtis (b. 1942)   arranger, rhythm & blues singer
  Mayfield, Percy (b. 1920 d. 1984)   composer, lyricist
  McCracklin, Jimmy (b. 1921)   harmonica, piano
  McNeely, Big Jay (b. 1928)   tenor sax, bandleader
  McPhatter, Clyde (Lensey) (b. 1933 d. 1972)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Memphis Slim (b. 1915 d. 1988)   blues singer, piano
  Milburn, Amos (b. 1927 d. 1980)   piano, singer
  Muddy Waters (b. 1915 d. 1983)   blues singer, vocals
  Nash, Johnny [John Lester Jr.] (b. 1940)   singer, vocals
  Neville, Aaron (b. 1941)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  Otis, Johnny (b. 1921)   drummer, drums
  Parker, Little Junior [Herman] (b. 1932 d. 1971)   bluesman
  Phillips, Esther (b. 1935 d. 1984)   drummer, vocals
  Pickett, Wilson (b. 1941)   soul singer, vocals
  Preston, Billy [William Everett] (b. 1946)   composer, gospel singer
  Price, Lloyd (b. 1933 d. 1988)   rhythm & blues singer
  Prince (b. 1960)   rock singer, songwriter
  Professor Longhair (b. 1918 d. 1980)   rhythm & blues singer, piano
  Raitt, Bonnie (b. 1949)   blues singer, guitar
  Rawls, Lou [Louis Allen] (b. 1935)   singer, actor
  Ray, Johnny [John Alvin] (b. 1927 d. 1990 a. 1951)   singer, piano
  Redding, Otis (b. 1941 d. 1967)   composer, lyricist
  Reed, Jimmy [Mathis James] (b. 1925 d. 1976)   blues singer, guitar
  Riperton, Minnie (b. 1948 d. 1979)   singer
  Robinson, Smokey (b. 1940)   composer, lyricist
  Ross, Diana (b. 1944)   soul singer
  Roy, C. (b. 1943)   soul singer
  Ruffin, David (b. 1941 d. 1991)   soul singer, rock & roll singer
  Rush, Otis (b. 1934)   blues singer, guitar
  Simon, Joe (b. 1943)   singer
  Sledge, Percy (b. 1941)   soul singer, vocals
  Smith, Huey "Piano" (b. 1934)   piano, RRP~
  Smith, Mabel Louise (b. 1924 d. 1972)   rhythm & blues singer
  Smith, O.C. [Ocie Lee] (b. 1932)   pop/soul singer
  Spann, Otis (b. 1930 d. 1970)   blues pianist, piano
  Starr, Edwin (b. 1942)   singer
  Taj Majal (b. 1942)   blues singer, folksinger
  Taylor, Johnnie (Harrison) (b. 1938)   soul singer
  Tex, Joe (b. 1933 d. 1982)   soul singer, vocals
  Thomas, Carla (b. 1942)   singer, songwriter
  Thomas, Irma (b. 1941)   singer
  Thomas, Rufus (b. 1917)   composer, vocals
  Thornton, Big Mama (b. 1926 d. 1984)   blues singer, vocals
  Turner, Big Joe (b. 1911 d. 1985)   jazz bluesman
  Turner, Ike (b. 1931)   piano, rock singer
  Turner, Tina (b. 1938)   rock singer, vocals
  Walker, T-Bone (b. 1910 d. 1975)   guitar, singer
  Warwick, Dionne (b. 1941)   singer, tambourine
  Washington, Dinah (b. 1924 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  Watson, Johnny "Guitar" (b. 1935)   arranger, guitar
  Wells, Junior (b. 1934)   blues harmonica, harmonica
  Wells, Mary (Esther) (b. 1943 d. 1992)   rhythm & blues singer, vocals
  White, Barry (b. 1944)   soul singer, songwriter
  White, Josh [Joshua Daniel] (b. 1915 d. 1969)   blues singer, gospel singer
  Williams, Joe Lee [Big Joe] (b. 1903 d. 1982)   blues singer, vocals
  Williams, Larry (b. 1935 d. 1980)   rock & roll singer, songwriter
  Williamson, Sonny Boy (b. 1897 d. 1965)   blues singer, harmonica
  Willis, Chuck (b. 1928 d. 1958)   singer, vocals
  Wilson, Jackie (b. 1934 d. 1984 a. 1962-1967)   singer
  Withers, Bill (b. 1938)   soul singer, songwriter
  Witherspoon, Jimmy [James] (b. 1923)   singer, vocals
  Womack, Bobby [Robert Dwayne] (b. 1943)   soul singer, vocals
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica

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