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.
The clip sets up the June 25 release of two new compilations celebrating the influential R&B combo.
Hawkins added his unique groove to hits by Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Percy Sledge and countless others.
Two great soul men were in friendly competition on the R&B charts with rival versions of 'If You Need Me.'
The group made a notable contribution to the evolution of R&B with their pioneering funk sound.
The Chicago singer's single was a superbly soulful, horn-fuelled slice of real life.
Fifty songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
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.