The much-loved performer passed away from complications relating to a heart condition.
Passionate and highly personal accounts of extraordinary lives, the best music memoirs offer everything from creative insights to rock’n’roll excess.
On 21 December 1968, Bell entered the R&B listings with the track that would become his first top ten hit on that chart, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
The autobiography, published on the eve of Jones' 75th birthday, already has testimonials from Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson among others.
Just nine months after Steppenwolf’s gold-selling, self-titled debut, the Los Angeles rockers were back on the US album chart.
The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production 'Soul Man' became another Stax classic.
Multi-instrumentalist and soul legend Booker T. Jones is set to publish a new, as yet untitled memoir through Little Brown and Company later this year.
Our chat with the former MGs member, in-demand session player for more than half a century, and co-writer of some of the greatest soul records ever made.
The influential career of Isaac Hayes will be anthologised by Craft Recordings with the 22 September 2017 release of The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976).
uDiscover talks to the stars of the one-off celebration concert Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul show at the Royal Albert Hall on 1 September 2017.
Chill Out from 1995 is boogie, it's blues, it's classic John Lee Hooker
The artist they called the first lady of Motown scored her first R&B No. 1 with 'You Beat Me To The Punch.'