The autobiographical album, which was produced by Dan Auerbach, is out May 21.
One of the great careers in soul music was launched on Smokey's 18th birthday with an answer record.
‘The Wallflower,’ much better known as ‘Dance With Me Henry,’ entered Billboard’s R&B chart a few weeks after Etta’s 17th birthday.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for February 17, 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
Released in 1971, ‘Black Rock’ was the first important step towards making The Bar-Kays one of the most reliable and powerful funk groups of the decade.
The scholarships will be named after a distinguished Stax recording artist or executive, including members of Booker T. and the MG’s, the Bar-Kays, Otis Redding, and William Bell.
We’ve got your self-isolation entertainment needs covered with a list of must-see livestreamed concerts, virtual festivals and more – all updated daily.
The song was penned for the Apple Original film, ‘Palmer.’
Donna's song from the 'Thank God It's Friday' soundtrack, ‘Last Dance,’ became a gold-certified US pop success and the toast of the next awards season.
Widely regarded as The Staples Singers’ greatest album, ‘Be Altitude: Respect Yourself’ was released in 1972 and lifted the group above the competition.
The exciting instrumental 'Shotgun' is rich in Tamla legend, with an unusual contribution by one of the Funk Brothers.
‘I’m publicly known for some things already, but now is the time to show the world my full artistry.’
‘Shop Around’ is an absolutely vital part of the early development of Motown, and on February 12, 1961 it became their first million-seller.
The albums reestablished Womack's credentials as a master songwriter and performer.
If you’re suffering from heartbreak, trying to get next to someone, or dreaming about the unattainable, the best Motown love songs will suit your mood.
'The Icon Is Love' contained Barry’s big crossover single, ‘Practice What You Preach,’ which topped the American R&B chart and made the UK and US pop Top 20.