The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
People have been using music as a means to express dissatisfaction for as long as we know, but why is it so powerful?
Pop music has a way of reminding us what matters most and these inspiring songs of peace keep the world reaching for higher ground.
The double-sided ‘That’s Where It’s At’ and ‘Cousin Of Mine’ represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
Record Store Day’s 2021 Black Friday event takes place on November 26.
This list of the best songs of the 60s celebrates wild and far-ranging sounds from all around the world.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
When Sam told us about being alone on yet ‘Another Saturday Night,’ everybody listened, including the Londoner we came to call Cat Stevens.
Connor also performed with James Brown and Sam Cooke.
On the chart of July 11, 1964, Sam scored his final soul chart-topper.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
The life of this founding member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was sadly cut short.
The compilation 'Rip It Up: The Best of Specialty Records' features 18 key recordings in rock’n’roll, R&B, soul, and blues.
The tastemaking London quartet were on the radio with the new single ‘Hey Girl’ when their first LP hit the streets.
The 1967 classic has been remade every which way from reggae and disco, and by everyone from the Everly Brothers to Joe Cocker.