Soul Music Week forces us to be about it rather than just talking about it. Yes, we can get music for little or nothing from a variety of sources, but this effort allows music fans to put our collective dollars where were mouths are. This is a great idea. I already purchased Fast and Curious by Sy Smith.
DETROIT — SoulTracks.com, the Detroit-based soul music Web site, is celebrating soul music during Soul Music Week, Feb. 15-24.
“We ran a string of articles highlighting the great soul music being made by both young and old artists around the world and the challenge those artists have in getting the attention of broadcast radio and mass media,” said SoulTracks Publisher Chris Rizik. “We were then inundated with comments from readers — readers who are passionate about soul music and who want to make a difference in supporting the music and the artists making it.”
The result is Soul Music Week 2013, designed, according to Rizik, as “a week of discovery, connecting music fans with the great artists who continue to drive soul music forward.”
The concept for Soul Music Week is simple. Each music fan is being asked to do three things:
* Buy a new soul music CD, either online…
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