From gospel singer to pop icon, this introduction tells the story of the singer/songwriter’s incredible career.
An introduction to one of the most important songwriters of the 20th century.
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The best Nico songs traverse the entire spectrum of the German iconoclast’s unflagging assault on artistic complacency.
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Launching his career in 1960, Freddie Hubbard took jazz trumpet playing to another level.
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One of the most controversial rappers in history, the best Eminem songs have long proven he has more than shock tactics up his sleeve.
The year featured some of the best reggae, Latin, and rock music the decade had to offer.
An introduction to an artist with an ear for a killer melody and a voice ready to breathe fire into it.
A strong case can be made for Max Roach as the most complete drummer in jazz history.
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The King Of Rock’n’Roll made many definitive recordings, but there are a number of surprising Elvis Presley covers of songs not often associated with him.
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From Stylophones to pool balls, the world of music is full of weird and strange instruments. Here are just a few.