Tag Archives: Old School Soul

Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone. ICYMI-Europeans aren’t having it. Merkel calls out Trump in a speech, saying it “comes as a bit of a shock” to her that German cars may be named as a threat to American national security and points … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

When an act called Sisters Love were offered a cameo in the blaxploitation film The Mack, their manager suggested that Willie Hutch do the soundtrack. It came to be one of the great ’70s film scores, including a pair of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

Hutch returned to Motown in 1982, where he scored the disco hit, “In and Out“, that same year and also recorded a song for the film The Last Dragon in 1985 called “The Glow”. Hutch left Motown again by the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

After his move to Los Angeles, his music caught the eye of the mentor for pop/soul quintet The 5th Dimension, and Hutch was soon writing, producing, and arranging songs for the group. In 1969, he signed with RCA Records and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

William McKinley Hutchison (December 6, 1944 – September 19, 2005),[1] known professionally as Willie Hutch, was an American singer, songwriter as well as a record producer and recording artist for the Motown record label during the 1970s and 1980s. Born … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

One of the unsung heroes of 1970s soul, Willie Hutch was never the big name he deserved to be. The smooth singer/composer had a few major and moderate hits, but commercially, he didn’t make it to the level of Marvin … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Willie Hutch| Old School Soul

One of the unsung heroes of 1970s soul, Willie Hutch was never the big name he deserved to be. The smooth singer/composer had a few major and moderate hits, but commercially, he didn’t make it to the level of Marvin … Continue reading

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