Hear the Soul
Experience the USA
All music has soul but with soul music, the name says it all. The roots stretch back to the 1950’s with legendary artists like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and James Brown. But soul is still going strong today. Throughout the USA, you’ll find soul-stirring music and experiences to keep your hands clapping and toes tapping.
Stax Museum of American Soul
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
The Apollo Theater
The James Brown Family Historical Tour
Chicago Gospel Music Festival
Robust, uplifting, joyous and comforting – the sound created when Gospel music, Jazz and R&B collided had to be called Soul.
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The pillars of soul music cannot be confined to any one geographical area or span of time.
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More than any other genre, the labels, studios, cities and artists involved in the creation of soul music are intrinsically intertwined.