Saying goodbye to the Queen of Soul with a prayer from 1968
Craft Recordings has remastered and reissued three of the seminal albums in soul music history on vinyl. It’s a veritable Holy Trinity of the genre.
Yes, you’re reading that title correctly. For a few years in the ’70s, Dionne Warwick added that ‘e’ to the end of her last name because her astrologer convinced her…
Isaac Hayes’ 1970 album was a key component in the Stax Records resurgence
The stars aligned in Muscle Shoals and produced a big hit for R.B. Greaves
Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year’s festival.
The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic
A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label
Shelby Lynne gave another powerful performance in MA
When Luther Vandross died in 2005 a storied career ended
The third installment of our look at “AM Gold: 1969” is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the time back then.
We’ve got some familiar names to review this week. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles return, as of course we’ve got another chart triumph for the team of Dionne Warwick, Burt…
All of this week’s AM Gold tunes but one were Top 10 hits in 1966. But only one of them was covered and surpassed by one Mr. Phil Collins.
It’s a brave new year on AM Gold – 1965 to be precise!
As our Time-Life “AM Gold” series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let’s all take a moment to recognize the genius of the Bacharach/David team.
AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!
And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to ’64 let’s fire up the old transistor radio and check out the final group of tunes from 1963.
Our look at AM Gold’s 1963 entry tackles five very different tunes – from folk to soul to country.
The second installment of Digging for Gold explores more of 1962’s hippest tunes. And Gene Pitney.
In 1962, Dionne Warwick began her historic collaboration with Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Two years later she had the first in a long string of Top Ten hits.