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Z.Z. Hill -  Down Home
Z.Z. Hill
Down Home
Robert Cray -  Shoulda Been Home
Robert Cray
Shoulda Been Home
The Holmes Brothers -  In the Spirit
The Holmes…
In the Spirit
W.C. Clark -  Heart of Gold
W.C. Clark
Heart of Gold

Featured Style: Retro-Soul

Retro-Soul is soul music that was made after the heyday of soul music had passed. Although deep soul had fallen out of the spotlight in the early '70s, there were a number of artists that never stopped singing in that raw style. In the mid-'80s, a small but dedicated audience for new recordings by such masters as Johnnie Taylor and Little Milton had developed, and labels like Ichiban and Malaco began releasing new albums by these artists. Soon, they had found new vocalists that performed in the…

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Featured Mood: Tense/Anxious

AllMusic's moods are adjectives that describe the sound and feel of a song, album, or overall body of work. Clench your jaw with some music for when you're not sure how things are going to turn out and it seems it's all about to boil over.

Featured Theme: Drinking

AllMusic's themes refer to activities or events particularly suited for a song, album or overall body of work. It's the holidays, and being surrounded by booze seems inevitable. Even if you don't imbibe, you can still enjoy the tunes.