Wax Wonders: The Soul Of NOLA, Part 1

With its complex and rich history, New Orleans has long served as a hotbed of rhythm and blues, with the city's musicians often adding an air of sophistication (i.e. jazz influence) to the music. This provided a unique slant to the soul sounds of NOLA. As such, there's a staggering number of great NOLA soul recordings -- from the output of minuscule local labels, pressed in tiny quantities for the local market, all the way up to massive national releases.

Irma Thomas :: Hittin' On Nothing . . .

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