The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very term rhythm and blues, before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
'I Don't Know What You've Got (But It's Got Me)' became Richard's last Top 20 R&B hit and featured a future superstar guitarist.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
'Beauty Is Only Skin Deep' became the third of four consecutive R&B No.1s for the Emperors of Soul.
Recorded at Chess Studios, this EP paid homage to their blues roots and established their sound.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
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 book includes interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Bill Wyman, Paul Young, William Bell, Steve Cropper and others.
Two great soul men were in friendly competition on the R&B charts with rival versions of 'If You Need Me.'
The singer and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan recorded over 50 songs that charted in his illustrious career.
The survey analyses a combination of lyrics and musical tone based on metrics supplied by Spotify and Genius.