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The 2021 Americana Honors, on September 22 at the Ryman in Nashville, will open this year's Americanafest.
Remembering a great collaboration 1973 between giants of blues and soul.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
Barry's years of struggle made his bestselling album and single successes all the sweeter.
‘Say It Loud (I'm Black And I’m Proud)’ became an R&B smash and an anthem of the Civil Rights era.
Full of soul and songs of love, Ollie And The Nightingales’ self-titled album came at a time when soul music was changing fast, but it held its own.
The superstar vocalist's career was transformed by producers Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.
A treasured Chess Records artist made her R&B chart debut on September 5, 1960.
The album features contributions from Imamu Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), The Original Last Poets, Stanley Crouch, Norman Jordan and more.
High Inergy were billed for a moment as ‘the next female supergroup,’ but achieved only one major hit, in 1977.
The extended album was previously available only as part of James’ Complete Motown Albums digital collection.
The version is inspired by the original on Motown/UMe’s recently-released ‘Mary Wilson: Expanded Edition.’
The suitably club-flavored dance floor track is the follow-up to the equally ebullient ‘Thank You.’
Remembering when Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell made beautiful music and topped the R&B chart for August 31, 1968 with ‘You’re All I Need To Get By.’
The charismatic Gentry, a familiar face on TV variety shows of the time, remakes the Motown quintet’s debut smash of a year earlier.