With ‘A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing,’ Black Sheep made a classic laced with satire and sarcastic, acrid wit.
In thrall to the jazz music she grew up with, Amy Winehouse’s debut album, ‘Frank,’ found her at turns optimistic and wry.
Scrapped in favor of the ‘Sex Machine’ album, the recently unearthed ‘Live At Home With His Bad Self’ finds James Brown in his full funky glory in Augusta, Georgia.
Something of a last testament from reggae legend Bob Marley, ‘Redemption Song’ continues to spread its message of emancipation far and wide.
‘Who’s Making Love’ practically defined the 'can’t trust a lover' strain of soul and made Johnnie Taylor a Stax star during the label’s pivotal year.
In the late 90s, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path.
The Miracles’ ‘Shop Around’ is one of the greatest soul songs of all time. Here's the story of how it got made.
With ‘Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song,’ Melvin Van Peebles kick-started the Blaxploitation genre with a gritty movie and a great soundtrack.
The most underrated icon of African-American Music, Barry White’s unique vision delivered a romantic soul music that seduced the world.
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
Resonating as strongly as ever, ‘Three Little Birds’ was slow to take flight, but now stands as one of Bob Marley’s most affecting songs.
From a tiny $800 loan, Berry Gordy turned Motown into the biggest African-American business of its era, paving the way for black-owned labels that followed.
Full of soul and songs of love, Ollie And The Nightingales’ self-titled album came at a time when soul music was changing fast, but it held its own.
You only need two voices to make a unique blend and you’ll be rewarded with hits. But are you in harmony with our pick of the best vocal duos of all time?
Stuffed with classics – both those Stevie created and those he adopted – ‘My Cherie Amour’ still provokes wonder: how did he get so much joy into one album?