'Heat Wave' sizzled as the second R&B hit for Martha & the Vandellas and their pop breakthrough.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The Motown classic has a history that also embraces Stevie's former wife Syreeta, Michael McDonald and Rufus Wainwright.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
The best Glastonbury performances have not only defined careers, they’ve made musical history. These 30 festival highlights reveal why.
His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.
The familiar bonds of fatherhood can be both joyous and complicated. From loving tributes to cathartic confessions, here are the best Father’s Day songs.
Ranging across a wide mix of styles and artists, The best Beatles covers are testament to the sheer breadth and quality of their music.
The iconic show featured some of the earliest or first televised performances of superstars including Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
The relationship between Motown and politics runs deep. At the heart of it was great music and a commitment to changing the world.
A seismic career shift and a bold new artistic direction brought an indelible classic.
The Who frontman was in fine form on his first studio album in his own name since 1992.
Remembering the English singer-writer-guitarist's 1977 follow-up to 'Frampton Comes Alive!'.
Selections from the songbook of one of soul music's great vocal stylists.