The most important female soul singer to emerge was , originally a gospel singer who began to make secular recordings in 1960 but whose career was later revitalised by her recordings for Atlantic. Her 1967 recordings, such as "", "" (originally sung by Otis Redding), and "" (written by and ), were significant and commercially successful productions.
also achieved success in 1961 with "", a song directly based on a gospel hymn. By the mid-1960s, the initial successes of Burke, King and others had been surpassed by new soul singers, including artists such as and , who mainly recorded in , and . According to :
Full title: Let Your Soul Sing: is for Everyone
Type / genre: book, non-fiction
Length: 160 pages
Author: Ann Purcell