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Life in the Midnight Hour: The Legacy of Wilson Pickett

on November 6, 2014 - 2:30pm

Wilson Pickett is a major figure in American soul music. With hits like “In the Midnight Hour” and “Land of 1,000 Dances”, Pickett’s place is well-established among R&B’s long list of classic hitmakers.

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In Defense Of Tracy Chapman

on November 3, 2014 - 11:52am

Let's face it, Tracy Chapman is a national treasure...

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But, Seriously: Why We Need Genesis More Than Ever

on September 29, 2014 - 2:57pm

Earlier this year I wrote an article for VICE's music site Noisey about how there will never be another pop star like Phil Collins...

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Booker T. & the M.G.'s and the Sound of Deep Southern Soul

on August 29, 2014 - 12:49pm

Booker T. & the M.G.'s were the in-house backing band responsible for crafting the soul sound for all Stax recordings. Their legacy is cemented in space and time through their work as members of the Atlantic Records family of labels.

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Dr. John & The Spirit Of The Bayou

on August 5, 2014 - 6:02pm

Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr. came to prominence under the moniker “Dr. John, the Night Tripper,” in the 1960s. His brand of music infused New Orleans inspired funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock and rhythm and blues.