In December 1967, a "nervous" British guitarist was drafted in as a guest on the 'Lady Soul' album.
You may know every lyric to your favorite songs, but do you know who wrote them?
Music’s myriad subgenres and biggest starss have inspired some of the best documentaries ever made. Here are the ones you need to see.
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very term rhythm and blues, before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
The world-famous singer-songwriter had already taken part in many vocal pairings on disc by the time the 'Duets' album arrived in 1993.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No.8.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
Hawkins added his unique groove to hits by Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge and countless others.
The film also stars Marlon Wayans, Forrest Whitaker, Marc Maron, and more.
A stunning selection of career highlights by a true legend of Motown, and of all music.
The newly solo Supreme charts with the album of her first TV special.