From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
In October 1964 THE place to be, if you were teenagers, living in Southern California, was the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium where the T.A.M.I. show was filmed.
The Godfather of Soul had somethin’ that made him wanna shout, as he entered the Hot 100 on October 3, 1970.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
Scrapped in favor of the ‘Sex Machine’ album, the recently unearthed ‘Live At Home With His Bad Self’ finds James Brown in his full funky glory in Augusta, Georgia.
Unafraid to speak up against injustice, the best protest songs take on the issues of their day, but transcend their eras to speak to future generations.
Get in the holiday spirit with this classic Christmas playlist featuring Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, James Brown, Peggy Lee & many more.
The Godfather of Soul’s politics were a reflection of himself: a Black man who’d risen to superstardom out of the Jim Crow South.
'Funky President,' episode two of the three-part series, follows the opening 'Funky Drummer,' released in July.
The great jazz singer-pianist's sixth album for Philips was named after a much-covered song that also links Johnny Mathis and David Bowie.
'Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud)' became an R&B smash and an anthem of the Civil Rights era.
A treasured Chess Records artist made her R&B chart debut on September 5, 1960.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.