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Most of the Young Americans sessions, which began on August 11, 1974, were at Sigma Sounds Studios in Philadelphia, where the producer/songwriter team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff recorded the likes of The O'Jays, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, and Billy Paul, among others, on their Philadelphia International Records label. In addition, famed Philly ...


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Wheat's excellent answer covers the context, but read on for an (admittedly subjective) evaluation of the musical differences: R&B has encompassed many different styles over its lifetime, and continues to be a term in current usage today. In general, it has typically meant the style of vocals-oriented pop music most popular among "urban" (black) ...


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The liner notes for Trio credit this to "Roebuck Staples/Wesley Westbrooks". Roebuck was "Papa" Staples, the founder of the Staples Singers. Wesley has various credits on discogs. He was a musician in the jazz and gospel traditions, and subject of a biog by Dick Weissman ("Wes Westbrooks: A Life In and Out of Gospel Music and Jazz") which is mentioned in ...


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This is identified at the same link you provided as: "Te Quiero a Ti" by the California Brass Although it's pretty clearly the same song (that dissonant opening riff on the horn is pretty distinctive), it seems that they changed the title and the lyrics for the Spanish version --which is not unusual. It's worth noting that the playlist is listed in full ...


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Soul music started as a secularized form of gospel music, and tended to retain from its roots a certain spiritual quality and concern with moral uplift, although it also added a physical sensuality, and often dealt with themes of romance, lust, and occasionally vice. Although the genre began in the 1950's, with artists like Ray Charles and Sam Cooke, it ...


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I can clearly hear a snippet of "Come Into My Life" by Joyce Sims - but it sounds a bit like a sample rather than a remix.


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I'm assuming this is a project for your own personal enjoyment --if you're sampling for a commercial project, you'll need to either get all your samples cleared or make sure they are 100% in the public domain. That's been a very expensive lesson for any number of artists. I would try the Divinyls "I Touch Myself" or Nathaniel Merriweather's "Lovage" album (...


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The first two that come to mind for me are: 1) "Love to Love You Baby" by Donna Summer 2) "French Kiss" by L'il Louis Or are these going too far the other way?


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This is a subgenre of a subgenre of a subgenre! The larger subgenre is called Vaporwave and here's what has been said about it: Vaporwave is a microgenre of electronic music and an Internet meme that emerged in the early 2010s.[16] The style is defined by its appropriation of 1980s and 1990s mood music styles such as smooth jazz, elevator music, R&B, ...


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The track I was thinking of was Heat Wave by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas. The rhythm is a little different, but the notes of the repeating verse riff are very similar.


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If you're not specifically looking for Japanese music, the style of that particular song sounds heavily influenced by American "soft rock" of the 1970's. You might look up Karen Carpenter (who has a similar vocal register) or Carole King.


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