As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
In November 1975, a 26-year old with an increasingly sophisticated taste for blue-eyed soul unveiled his second solo album.
‘Cahoots’ remains an important part of The Band’s story, and one that came at a time when the group found themselves at a crossroad.
Few songwriters have covered as much ground as this shape-shifting artist has in the past four decades, as the best Elvis Costello songs show.
A selection of the finest work by a true great of American music.
The 1978 album that included 'Every Kinda People' had another A-list of Palmer collaborators.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
The acclaimed doc debuted at the 2019 New Orleans Film Festival and received an Award of Excellence at the IndieFest Film Festival.
Our appreciation of the career of a unique British music innovator and stylist who has never been replaced.
Before he and brothers Charles, Cyril and Aaron formed the soul-funk group The Neville Brothers in the late 70s, Art founded the pioneering-R&B outfit the Meters.
With his imitable style, rollicking piano and Southern drawl, Dr John embodied the spirit of New Orleans.
Charles Neville, legendary saxophonist of the New Orleans funk outfit the Neville Brothers has died at the age of 79 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Trombone Shorty releases his version of 'Here Come The Girls' as the lead track from his upcoming debut for Blue Note, Parking Lot Symphony, due 28 April.
Michael McDonald, Don Was and Warren Haynes are among those taking to the American road in the new year for the first leg of The Last Waltz 40 Tour:
Here's John Fogerty leading the version of 'New Orleans' that's on The Musical Mojo of Dr. John, out on 14 October as a tribute to the New Orleans great.