As political unrest swept the world in 1968, Stax Records faced a tumultuous year saved only by the legendary label’s own soul power.
'Wichita Lineman' was the only one of Glen's LPs to make the top of both the country and pop album charts.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
The English rock quartet will release their major label debut album 'OK Hotel' next February, previewed by the first instant grat track 'Money.'
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl’, The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.
The group are building a substantial audience for their soul-influenced Americana sound.
The Alabama soul man recorded a host of other great material in his long career.
The summer of 1967 has taken on an almost mythical magic, a psychedelic “summer of love” with beautiful people turning on, tuning in and dropping out from Hyde Park to Haight-Ashbury.
Almost 50 years have elapsed since his death, but Otis Redding’s music lives on. ‘The Soul Album’ reminds us of what a prodigious talent the world lost.
Wearing its crown well, ‘King & Queen’ saw Otis Redding team up with Carla Thomas for a laidback and playful album that included the hit single ‘Tramp’.
uDiscover Music presents a history of the English music stylist with a difference — one told by the man himself.
'(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay,' co-written with his great friend Steve Cropper, was released on 8 January 1968, a month after Otis' death at just 26.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Multi-instrumentalist and soul legend Booker T. Jones is set to publish a new, as yet untitled memoir through Little Brown and Company later this year.
Legendary South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekala, Paul Simon and Miles David collaborator, has died from prostate cancer at the age of 78