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September 2, 2010 James might reflect a split in the audience for new soul and R&B, and where it's being heard.
James' new CD is on Stax Records, once home to soul icons The Staple Singers and Otis Redding.
September 2, 2010 At first, James' "Tell Me You Love Me" sounds like it could have been recorded in the '70s, but it's actually a cut from her latest album, released earlier this year. James' heart is in a bygone era of American music: She even looks like she belongs in another decade. Sometimes it isn't easy being an old soul in a hip-hop world.
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January 4, 2006 Ed Gordon talks with young rhythm and blues songstress Leela James. She talks about her debut CD, A Change is Gonna Come, and her love for classic soul music.
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