Lee Fields (Musicians)
Lee Fields is an American soul singer from Wilson, North Carolina, signed to the record label Truth & Soul. Grown up as one of four children he spend his childhood with singing in church und listening to the music of soul artists likes James Brown, The Temptations, Eddie Floyd, Otis Redding and the classical Memphis Sound of the sixties. Already in the end of the sixties he began his own career as singer and worked together with bands like Kool and the Gang, Sammy Gordon and the Hip-Huggers and Little Royal. He is considered to be the best known unknown in the field of soul and funk. The label Truth & Soul has re-discovered him in the middle of the last decade and put together a band especially for him, The Expressions. The album »My World« was released in 2009, the successor »Faithful Man« in spring 2012.
Lee Fields in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 09.07.2014
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Lee Fields has always been reliable. However, »Emma Jean« doesn’t fire as well as his previous records used to. The fire’s still on but there’s also a lot of smoke. Sadly.
Music − Review | posted 09.03.2012
Lee Fields might be the most famous non-famous artist in soul and funk music. His new album will – once more – not bring him the attention he’d deserve though.
Music − List | posted 07.10.2021
10 All Time Favs
Pictures and sounds could never really be separated from each other with Palmbomen II. His new record, »Make A Film,« provides the music for the moving pictures that we all have yet to shoot. What music inspires him when composing film music, the Dutch producer has told us now.
Music − News | posted 27.09.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Music − News | posted 01.10.2021
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.
Music − Essay | posted 22.09.2021
The Beat Era in the GDR
Records from the Amiga label are widely available in Germany. In addition to pressings of international stars such as Michael Jackson, the Beatles or Bob Dylan, there was also a lot of music from the GDR itself that was released. Some of it is worth to be rediscovered.
Music − Review | posted 08.10.2021
Temple Of The New Sun
»Temple Of The New Sun« comprises pieces by the project Xochimoki, which in the 1980s dedicated itself to reinterpreting Mesoamerican music forms.