It may open up with Aaron Neville's 1993 rendition of George Jones' classic "The Grand Tour," but Ace's 2012 compilation Behind Closed Doors: Where Country Meets Soul focuses on the golden age of country soul – the late '60s and early '70s, the age when the borders between these two strands of southern American music became decidedly blurring. And many of the 23 cuts on Behind Closed Doors are firmly within the Southern soul tradition – slow, smoky, gritty, and soulful, anchored by languid stride piano and buttressed by muscular horns.
Hetti Perkins presents art + soul, a powerful and emotionally engaging television series about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and the artists who create it. An Eastern Arrernte and Kalkadoon desert woman, Hetti is senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, daughter of political activist Charles Perkins and sister of filmmaker Rachel Perkins (First Australians, Bran Nue Dae).
‘Careless Soul’ is the follow up to Tyson’s 2015 debut ‘Introducing Cale Tyson’ and was recorded in Muscle Shoals, AL at the legendary Fame Studios. Drawing from the vast musical history that drips from the walls of the famed studios Careless Soul is unapologetically a true no holds barred country soul record, recorded in the heart of soul music country and featuring one of the key figures on the scene Dave Hood. The album contains 11 self-penned tracks that include classic themes from love found to love lost, to ‘who am I?’ and ‘what am I doing here?’