It was all started by Darryl Payne under the Classic World Productions Label, it was the mission to preserve and deliver the works of legendary artists for generations of music lovers. Beginning with the production and recording of renown artists from the soul music genre, concert performances were recorded and produced for distribution on DVD.
The popular 'Legends of Classic Soul' collection on DVD brought the excitement of the ultimate concert experience to the home, and has now become a sought after collectable set presenting fans with a front seat and an insider's look behind the concert stage.
Twenty five live concerts were recorded for this series, StreamNet is planning to launch each of these concerts as part of our video streaming network programming.
Many People Feel Soul Music began in America in the late 1950s through the early 1960s. African rhythms and Blues melodies played an important role to help define a sound. Music Companies such as Chess, Vee Jay, Atlantic, Stax, and Motown, were the first labels to release soul music. Rock & Roll artist Little Richard, Fats Domino, Ike Turner, & Bo Didley certainly laid the foundation to pre soul music.
Soul Music became a way to express various emotions of the people. James Brown was certainly the most influential artist to dominate the Billboard Charts. James Brown's Live Show was exciting and valuable to a growing music category. Wilson Pickett's gospel influenced vocals was another brand of soul.
Soul, gave artist freedom to express the hard times so many minorities faced during the civil rights movement of the 60's. Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, & Smokey Robinson were at the core of this period.
The Motown Sound, which included groups like The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, and The Supremes International crossover sound to Soul Music. So many soul artist continue to tour the world today to sold out arenas. Motown Musical Plays and Reviews tour the nation. Soul music can be seen and heard on the radio, in movies, and all over social media. It is the most successful genre of all time.
StreamNet delivers our brand of Soul Music. The Sounds Of Philadelphia, The Motown Sound, The Sweet Sounds Of Soul From Chicago, The New York Love Sounds, are all proudly presented on Legends Of Classic Soul. We have around 4 Volumes in all.