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An Evening With William Bell, Soul Pioneer

One of the last original Soul singers, William Bell has had a storied career as a Grammy® Award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer. One of the first artists signed to legendary R&B studio Stax Records, he worked alongside Otis Redding, Chuck Berry, and many others. Bell’s #1 R&B hit Tryin’ to Love Two and UK Top 10 duet Private Number with Judy Clay helped to define beach music. Hip Hop artists from Kanye West to Ludacris have sampled Bell’s songs in their work, proving his continued influence on the music industry. Bell takes the stage at the Newberry Opera House September 27.