The story behind one of the jazz legend’s most popular and durable tunes.
‘Cahoots’ remains an important part of The Band’s story, and one that came at a time when the group found themselves at a crossroad.
Doc Watson's flat-picking guitar style was a marvel. This liner notes excerpt explains how he developed it.
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In the short span of her career, Amy Winehouse forged a soulful pop template that has spawned countless imitators, but there is only one Amy.
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A member of New York’s elite cadre of superstar rappers, Ja Rule was an iconoclastic figure during rap’s second Golden Era.
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From hip-hop to grunge (and beyond), there's something for everyone in this list.
Sexy and romantic, the best Barry White songs made him the boss of bedroom soul music. He had the funk, the soul and the disco – nobody did it like him.
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The folk musician was a musical maverick, a bitingly honest songwriter, and one of the most brilliant acoustic guitarists of his generation.
Ludacris is one of the Dirty South’s best rappers. A wacky sense of humour, sex-crazed lyrics, and multifaceted flows are hallmarks of the best Ludacris songs.
The London-born American music mogul’s new book, ‘Two Steps Forward, One Step Back’ is out now.
This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.