In the early 1960s, African American music styles were still hugely diverse, and several regions had their own distinctive style. The West Coast was generally quite pop-oriented, yet the magnificent Bobby Taylor and Alexander Patton prove that there were plenty of deep, soulful singers located in California.
Here’s another full-tilt collection of the very best that the busiest LA studios had to offer in the early-mid sixties.
Quality music from 50 years ago that still moves the feet and the heart. Timeless!