Everyone, no matter their stature, can find themselves regretting a few things – and John Oates of Hall and Oates is no different.
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Steve Cropper on the Black Crowes’ cover of ‘Hard to Handle’ : ‘They threw it off time by half a beat’
Steve Cropper offers his take on the Black Crowes’ 1990 hit version of an Otis Redding classic, and reveals a special connection with the band.
Credit David Bowie for understanding how to cast his latest iteration. But also Chic for having the goods to make that nascent vision a reality.
Though they came of age in the singer-songwriter 1970s, Hall and Oates found their biggest successes in the video-obsessed decade that followed.
When Steve Cropper finally got a chance to work with Percy Sledge, he did everything he could to make it happen — regardless of the cost.
Percy Sledge has died at 73 having long been dubbed a one hit wonder. But that one hit – “When a Man Loves a Woman” – was a wonder, indeed.
‘Moonlight’ covers a lot ground musically, yet Armenian-born keyboardist Vahagn Stepanyan manages to hit the mark with each song.
Silent for more than two decades now, Booker T. and the MGs have lost another member since their most recent studio project.
Boz Scaggs released his biggest-ever hit this month in 1976, providing the big-bang moment for an up-and-coming band named Toto along the way.
Rare is the group that appeals to both squealing girls and picky critics, but such was the Jackson 5.