LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
This brief history of club music runs from groundbreaking Paradise Garage DJs such as Larry Levan, to 90s and 00s club megabombs.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
Few can touch Barbra Streisand in terms of cultural clout, career autonomy, and sheer vocal ability.
Disco was the music of liberation, inclusiveness, and empowerment with a four-on-the-floor bassline as its rallying cry.
The sophisticated sound of symphonic soul filled dancefloors and bedrooms in the 70s, thanks to the pioneering work of Barry White, Isaac Hayes, and more.
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Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise, and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
'I know and believe in the power of music to bring people together for the betterment of mankind,' producer Quincy Jones later said of the all-star charity single.
Her audacious piece of 'bedroom soul' was certified gold in the US by the RIAA, for shipments of 500,000 copies.
Donna's song from the 'Thank God It's Friday' soundtrack, ‘Last Dance,’ became a gold-certified US pop success and the toast of the next awards season.
Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
The funky track, a studio extra on their then-new 'Live!' album, became the group's fourth soul chart-topper.
While stage costumes are an integral part of performances and personas, Halloween calls for a different kind of dress-up, and these artists were up for the challenge.
After her 'Love To Love You Baby' breakthrough came Donna's fourth studio album 'Four Seasons Of Love.'