Mark Ronson, the producer who collaborated on Amy Winehouse's Back To Black album, joined the mourners at the singer's traditional Jewish funeral.
He keeps producing the goods
From 'Back to Black' with Amy to the bleach blond of Le Bon
He's the world's most fashionable producer and the brains behind the retro-soul that spawned a million imitators. So why, wonders Fiona Sturges, is Mark Ronson so insecure?
Z Berg is, without a doubt, a gifted songwriter and a singer of some charm.
In 2004 Mobo award- winning MC Lethal Bizzle's single "Pow" was so loved it was banned at raves due to the chaos it created.
Feed five decades of black American music into a supercomputer, press "random", and you've got Twisted Tongue.
The Rumble Strips, a band whose name crops up rather too frequently on corporate-sponsored gig bills, are negligible landfill-indie also-rans, surely? Um, actually no.
When Devon five-piece The Rumble Strips burst on to the scene, they were an unpretentious, brassy breath of fresh air in a sea of posturing hipsters.
Revered by Dave Godin and the early aficionados of soul, Maxine Brown – who's still singing – has failed to gain her rightful place in the pantheon, perhaps because her good-time, New York City pop-soul lacked southern sass or tragedy in the-making.
Vocals - Stevie Wonder and Steve Winwood
Can I have two? Stevie Wonder is just the most amazing singer of all time so he has to be there. Steve Winwood was for me the first important white soul singer I ever heard and he blew me away. I think they'd work well together but Steve would probably modestly let Stevie take centre stage.
Santogold is the nom-de-microphone of Philadelphia-born Santi White, who graduated from a posh Quaker-run school and an even posher Methodist university to get a job as an A&R person at Epic, and is best known to British audiences for her turn on Mark Ronson's 'Version'.