Suggested Soul and R&B Musicians

Silky-voiced Soul Man was great songwriter as well:

 



 

76-year-old (as of 2018) Aaron Neville–New Orleans’ finest–has still got it:

 

 

Mr. Neville’s version of the classic Percy Sledge soul ballad:

 



 

Great R&B song:

 

Woody Guthrie folk classic redone as R&B:

 

Sharon duets with John Legend on Marvin Gaye classic:

The late, lamented Ms. Jones covers a Sam Cooke classic:

 



 

A few songs from the Queen of Soul:

Aretha duets with the Eurythmics’ Annie Lennox:

More from the Eurythmics under Suggested Pop & Rock Musicians.

 


 

 


 

Bettye LaVette brilliantly covers Bob Dylan’s “Unbelievable”:

 

 

Another Dylan song transformed by Ms. LaVette:

Beatle’s cover:



 



 

Another 60s Soul survivor (and great singer):



 



 

Another Dylan cover:

 



 

Here Ms. Muldaur sings the Country Blues on a song and CD of the same title: