Al Green’s hit train left the station in ’67
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Tonight’s the Night was a small hit at the beginning of a Hall of Fame career
Times have changed but Stevie Wonder’s message never will
The legendary sessions finally get a complete release
The Contours were one of the most high-energy acts ever signed to Motown
The Chiffons scored big with a “fine” series in ’63
The Pride of Providence scored a big hit in ’66
A hit for Madeline Bell that was a bigger hit by a Motown supergroup
The Intruders weren’t the biggest but they were the first for Gamble & Huff
One great song, three great versions. Which is your favorite?
Kim Weston – a Motown legend who could have had more
The collected works of a legendary Memphis gospel soul label
Johnnie Taylor covered Jimmy Hughes and made it his own
Maximum funk from the pride of the Buckeye State
“Rock Your Baby” was an early disco smash
Shorty Long’s should-have-been smash from 1966
Bettye Swann scored her biggest hit in ’67
Patti Drew had an indelible hit in ’67
The Zombies are still going strong at 50+
L.C. Cooke finally gets his due with a new collection
The Newport Jazz Festival celebrated 60 years in grand style
Rain! Thunder! The dramatic Dramatics!
Win an amazing Four Seasons prize package!
Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival.
Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic
The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic
Major Harris had success as a solo artist and as a member of the Delfonics
When Teenie Hodges died the world lost a great guitarist and songwriter
A great artist was lost last week when Bobby Womack died
Ken Shane pays tribute to the legendary Gerry Goffin