If Booker T. and the MGs’ signature hit “Green Onions” always felt like a loose-limbed good time among musical friends, that’s because it actually was.
Les McCann’s free-form soul-jazz experiment ‘Invitation to Openness’ is the sound of someone loosing himself from the bonds of expectation.
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.
Always open to new sounds, Mavis Staples is now working with Son Little, after earlier collaborations with Jeff Tweedy and the North Mississippi All-Stars.
Pops Staples’ vocals with the Staple Singers tend to define his modern legend. But he had an impact on Steve Cropper in an entirely different way.
John Oates’ intimate forthcoming live release, ‘Another Good Road,’ gives us new perspective on an exciting period of musical growth.
Fifteen years after his death, Pops Staples returns — as sweetly vibrant, as light-filled and meaningful, as deeply soulful as ever.
Steve Cropper talks about the signature element, finished after Otis Redding’s tragic death, that made ‘Dock of the Bay’ complete.
Stevie Wonder’s 2014 stop at Los Angeles was more than just a concert. It was a reminder of his gifts, his passion and his humanity.