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Florida Soul Music Heritage

Event Date:

February 28 @ 6:00 pm

Venue:

Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Organizer:

Holly Shaffer
239-344-7419
mcosden@edisonfordwinterestates.org

Program Description:

Though we usuallly thinnk of Detroit, Memphis and New Orleans, Florida has a rich soul history that’s gone largely unnoticed. Florida Soul author John Capouya chronicles the heritage of soul music in Florida, from Ray Charles’s earliest recordings in the1940s through KC & the Sunshine Band’s explosive hits of the late 1970s.

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