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the vital principle or animating force within living beings

the essential being of a person, regarded as immaterial and immortal

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the seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

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the immaterial part of a person

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a human being

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deep feeling or emotion

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the human embodiment of something

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a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

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Dave's proviso that they embrace soul music provides the perfect vehicle for Mauboy's gutsy, powerful voice.
Cliff has had a life-long passion for soul music and the chance to work with such esteemed artists was a dream come true and a new challenge in his long career.
If there remains a bit of a mystery about cousin Jerry, and how this son of Eastern European Jewish immigrants wound up creating some of the most affecting, hardest-hitting gospel-laced soul music of the 1960s, maybe the answer comes in reassessing what we mean by soul music.
TONIGHT at Birmingham's Town Hall the biggest names in 60s UK soul music get together for what should be an outstanding night to match the excellent Candi Staton gig last week.
From the hot-buttered sounds of Stax Records to the smooth grooves of Motown, the retro cool of D'Angelo and the new-school musings of Erykah Badu, soul music is a confluence of pride, pain and perfect pitch.
Terry Pratchett's Discworld Collection: Wyrd Sisters & Soul Music
Better known for his more recent collaborations with hip-hop band The Roots and his 2004 major label debut, Rebel Soul Music, the San Francisco-born, Morehouse College-bred Martin Luther became a sensation on the independent soul music scene following the release of The Calling in 1999.
The CD is a soul music lover's answer to several music genres, including R&B, jazz and pop.
Having taken southern American soul music around the world, Stax now has it's own museum which dominates the website.
Godine, 1979), and Sweet Soul Music (New York: Harper & Row, 1986), are often described as a blues, country, and soul music trilogy.
Accordingly, the book is divided in six chapters, designed to explore various and relevant aspects of Gaye: his search for a style (chapter 1), the politics of soul music (chapter 2), sexuality and spirituality (chapter 3), black love and secret romance (chapter 4), eroticism and exodus (chapter 5) and afroedipalism, corporal punishment, and the politics of self-destruction (chapter 6), followed by an after-word largely devoted to R.
The real significance of this biography is that it documents the Midwestern beginnings of soul music, as well as the story of the first black musician to successfully crossover from gospel to R&B to pop.