From the title track to the final fade, ‘Chocolate City’ kicks ass and provided the foundations for George Clinton and Parliament’s next funk masterpiece.
Rising to fame with James Brown’s revue, Lyn Collins fought for female artists during a difficult period, leaving a trail of soul and funk classics behind.
Dr John leaves a remarkable musical legacy that spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock and pop. His influence is monumental.
With his imitable style, rollicking piano and Southern drawl, Dr John embodied the spirit of New Orleans.
Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
It's still shocking to talk about Prince in the past tense, or to remember that he was just 57 when he passed.
Trailed by the single, 'Billy Jack', Bailey's new album is due out on Verve on 21 June.
Before James Brown released ‘Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud’ no mainstream artist had stated the case for black pride so explicitly.
The funky collective from Dayton had one of their biggest crossover smashes early in 1975 with 'Fire.'
"With that soulful, whisky sounding voice, James Ingram was simply magical."
Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
A James Brown Christmas is a soulful Christmas. The Godfather Of Soul kept on giving, right up until his death on Christmas Day 2006.
The Godfather of Soul met the coming disco era head-on, with a subtly updated groove and a top 20 R&B hit.
The “hippest trip in America” is returning to the small screen with the new drama series American Soul for BET, inspired by the life and times of Soul Train creator and host,...
The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'