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Songs of undeniable soulfulness that are performed by musical acts composed of caucasion ancestry. This music exists mostly among the genres of soft rock, classic rock and smooth jazz.
Artists that might be considered producers of "vanilla soul" include: Grand Funk Railroad, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Boz Scaggs, Dave Koz, Justin Timberlake, Chuck Mangione, Lee Ritenour, The Doobie Brothers, Firefall, Gino Vannelli, Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, James Taylor.
by LeighRay January 13, 2012