From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
In late 1965, the irresistible single became the Godfather's second big crossover hit in a row.
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.
From iconic records by Parliament-Funkadelic and James Brown to Betty Davis and the Isaac Hayes, these are the best funk albums ever.
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.
The Rolling Stones, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, and many more all played on the excellent T.A.M.I. Show in 1964.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
The Godfather of Soul had somethin’ that made him wanna shout, as he entered the Hot 100 on October 3, 1970.
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.
This collection of patriotic songs about America mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards.
The songwriter, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist was best known as the bandleader and arranger for the James Brown Orchestra during its most prolific and groundbreaking period.
People have been using music as a means to express dissatisfaction for as long as we know, but why is it so powerful?
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
This list of the best songs of the 60s celebrates wild and far-ranging sounds from all around the world.
Time to celebrate mothers and the songs that have celebrated them with a playlist of the best songs about moms for Mother’s Day.