Allen Toussaint explores a Paul McCartney connection from long before their time together around the newly reissued ‘Venus and Mars.’
Rhythm and Blues
Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is one of those albums that I can truly say changed my life.
The Band’s version of this Four Tops gem illustrates their canny ability to countrify soul music. A Motown classic is reborn.
Eric Clapton presents himself for the first time not as guitar god, but as bone-deep soul singer.
Stuck for a Halloween playlist to help while away the minutes between tonight’s zombie apocalypses?
Booker T. and the MGs shared Stax Records’ message of racial tolerance by their very presence. But it wasn’t always easy.
The Band’s fun run through Allen Toussaint’s soul-lifting “You See Me” underscored an often-forgotten portion of their inestimable legacy.
Eric Burdon could have made peace with his former bandmates in War aboard the 2014 Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise.
John Oates goes inside the sessions for Hall and Oates’ “I Can’t Go For That”: ‘There’s so much space in it’
Hall and Oates had finished recording for the day, when inspiration brought them to a Roland CompuRhythm – and one of their biggest songs.
Jimi Hendrix and Steve Cropper would, on the surface, seem to have little in common. A memorable meeting at Stax showed otherwise.