Beastie Boys always seemed to be pushing their music forward, while simultaneously borrowing heavily from their past.
This collection of patriotic songs about America mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
The artist’s vocals can be heard on such hits as 1970’s ‘O-o-h Child’ and 1980’s ‘All Night Thing.’
Released in 2000, 'Voodoo' still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking, and challenging record.
The UK charts of January 20, 1966 made good reading for the SDG.
The inspiring and infectious song became the fourth of the Impressions' six R&B No.1s.
At the end of 1970, '...To Be Continued' further enhanced a solo career path that made Hayes an R&B superstar.
The score album combined two great American talents, performed by the Staples and written and produced almost entirely by Curtis Mayfield.
Ten months after Paul Weller announced that the trend-setting band were splitting up, their name was back in the bestsellers with their first hits retrospective, 'Snap!'
From the Issac Hayes’ funky instrumental scores to Trent Reznor’s dark genius, here are just a few of the growing ranks of musicians-turned-film composers.
Unafraid to tackle the big subjects, artists like Curtis Mayfield and Kendrick Lamar are as brave in their music as they are in their politics.
Trailed by the single, 'Billy Jack', Bailey's new album is due out on Verve on 21 June.
“The National Recording Registry honours the music that enriches our souls, the voices that tell our stories and the sounds that mirror our lives.”
After Bob Dylan won the Nobel and pop songs are the new poetry, what other songwriters and artists are worthy of the award?