Characteristics of R&B/Soul
- It combines African American gospel, jazz, and rhythm and blues.
- They used call and response, where the soloist would call and get a response from the chorus.
- Lyrics are sometimes about the struggles African Americans had to go through to get their freedom. Some talk about the highs and lows of relationships.
"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
H-back up vocals,bass guitar, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, piano, bass
M- main vocals
R-in 4, moderate
G-intro- verse 1- chorus- verse 2- chorus- bridge- chorus- outro
- dynamics- moderate, loud, moderate, loud, moderate
- genre-R&B/ Soul
- shape- roller coaster
"Beyond Memory." Google Books. Ed. Sello Galane. African Minds, 2008. Web. 23 Apr. 2015.