The Gospel Truth was Stax Records' varied religious imprint. This introduction highlights some of the best music to come out...
Hound dogs, salty dogs, rain dogs, the mighty canine appears in countless songs and this list celebrates all the dogs who’ve been saluted in song.
‘I believe everyone has a guardian angel, a protector, and this is me talking to mine.’
In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the 'Fingertips' single and the album 'The 12 Year Old Genius.'
The new version is being spearheaded by much-respected British broadcaster Bob Harris OBE, also marking his own, current 50th anniversary as a BBC presenter.
Inspiring covers by everyone from The Beatles to Carpenters, The Marvelettes’ ‘Please Mr. Postman’ song put Motown on the map as a true cultural force.
The patience of the young R&B singer was rewarded on August 21, 1961, with an LP named after one of most famous songs.
The best Isaac Hayes songs revolutionized soul music, spearheaded symphonic soul and helped to invent the Blaxploitation genre.
The soundtrack album to the 1972 festival, ‘Wattstax: The Living Word’ captured the power, heart and sense of unity and purpose behind the pioneering event.
'It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me' took Barry's bedroom soul into the disco era.
The former president continues his tradition of great song recommendations with a playlist featuring artists from a wide span of genres and decades.
The song was a musical tour de force by the 23-year-old Motown genius, who survived a serious accident just after its release.
The group's dramatic delivery and the peerlessly plaintive lead vocals of Levi Stubbs became their most famous calling card.
The Motown release hit No. 1 on 15 August 1992, in a run that stretched from summer into late autumn.
Joining the British beat groups and US favourites on the Hot 100 of August 15, 1964 was the Hardest Working Man In Show Business.
A great soul album that should have made Frederick Knight a huge star, ‘I’ve Been Lonely For So Long’ contains much more than its hit title track.