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: