Chicago soul is a style of soul music that arose during the 1960s in Chicago. Along with Detroit, the home of Motown, and Memphis, with its hard-edged, gritty performers (see Memphis soul), Chicago and the Chicago soul style helped spur the album-oriented soul revolution of the early 1970s.
The sound of Chicago soul, like southern soul with its rich influence of black gospel music, also exhibited an unmistakable gospel sound, but was somewhat lighter and more delicate in its approach. Chicago vocal groups tended to feature laid-back sweet harmonies, while solo artists exhibited a highly melodic and somewhat pop approach to their songs. Accompaniment usually featured highly orchest ...
A bluesy R&B tune in the style of the old Saturday Night Live theme. Perfect for closing credits. Saxophone and guitar drive this gospel type blues in three/four time. Emotional and driving, sentimental and emotional. Romantic drama, slow dancing, urban nights in big cities. A bit lonely and bluesy. Instrumental, RnB, Chicago Soul
This rousing uptempo soul track features live sax, blues harmonica, bari sax and brass section. Very exciting and fun, great for a game show opening, promo, comedy. In the style of Saturday Night Live, Who's Line Is it Anyway, and The Blues Brothers. Similar to Pharrell Williams "Happy". Instrumental, RnB, Chicago Soul
Horns, strings and a" Tyrone Davis"type soul feeling give this track a really atmospheric 70's vibe. Romantic hurt lyric with references to freedom and being free. The relationship is over but she's still on his mind and he wants to be "Free from loving You". Suitable for break-up scene. Male Vocals, RnB, Chicago Soul
Sultry Blusey and HOT! This is one of the most famous of all traditional blues songs telling the story of an unfaithful lover. Sweet plaintive Female vocal duet with tenor sax backed by soulful organ, piano drums and bass ensemble for your TV, Film, documentary and blues night club party vibe. Female Vocals, RnB, Chicago Soul
This soulful mix of haunting gospel vocals and blues guitar seasoned with tasty organ, bass and drums is a great track for openings, transitions, underscoring narration and credits of your Blues or gospel themed commercial, film, TV or documentary project. Instrumental, RnB, Chicago Soul
sentimental ballad in the style of the Chi-Lites reminiscing on a long term relationship. Harmony vocals, strings and deep voice rap. Would suit mature romance scene. Very suitable for mature Vaentines Day situation. Nostalgic. Male Vocals, RnB, Chicago Soul
Male vocal, Road House, club scenes, radio Nashville funky, line dancing, fast cars, hot cars, hot rods, Beale Street Soulful, Mavis Staples, Gladys Knight, Stax Sound, Motown, Blues, Southern Soul, Candi Stanton, Old School R&B, car commercial, infomercials, adverts, spa, dramatic, black music,, Male Vocals, RnB, Chicago Soul
Mid tempo song with elements of country, blues, rock, and R&B. Sultry female vocals singing about love slippin' away, through the normal course of time. Warns her partner not to take her granted, one hopes her message gets through before it's too late. Honest, sincere and hopeful. Female Vocals, RnB, Chicago Soul
This rhythm and blues song is for those in a somber mood. If a relationship has ended, this is the track for you. There are lyrics for this song. The lyrics are somber yet hopeful. The song gives encouragement to the discouraged. The lyrics are provided. Karaoke versions are available upon request. Instrumental, RnB, Chicago Soul
This is a soul-soaked instrumental groove that mixes southern soul from the 60's and early funk. Hammond organ dominates this track that could fit in any television show scene. The bass mobves with the drums as the guitar and organ lay down some serious deep grooves. Instrumental, RnB, Chicago Soul