With many members of the original Gong line-up returning, this 2009 album presented a fresh take on the band’s much-loved Radio Gnome Trilogy.
Joni was the second oldest of the sisters from Philadelphia who will forever be associated with their role in the “Chic sound” of the late 1970s.
Ware also wrote for many of the leading names in the R&B world, including the Isley Brothers and Quincy Jones, and made many fine records in his own name.
Schroeder played significant roles in the early development of many UK artists and in the formative story of the Motown label in the UK.
Buddy Bregman, born in Chicago 1950 went on to play a key role in the formation of Verve Records in 1950, working with Ella, Louis, and Bing among others.
The dream-team combination of Snoop Dogg and Pharrell weighed in with the final Hot 100 chart-topper of 2004.
This is quintessential Coltrane.
The duo were holding on for their first R&B No. 1 with a gem from the Isaac Hayes/David Porter songbook.
An unexpected pairing brought a new Hot 100 entry in 1968.
In late November 1949, Hank hit the chart with 'My Bucket's Got A Hole In It,' a song from well before World War II.
'Living For The City' was a gritty street tale that spoke of the urban reality for many downtrodden black people of the day.
The debut LP was released when the Faces frontman was in the unusual situation of trying to launch solo and band careers at the same time.