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Charlie Watts was the “heartbeat” of the Stones. A recent book breaks down why this timekeeper was one of the most masterful drummers of any genre.
Hurricane Katrina was a gut punch to New Orleans’ musicians like Irma Thomas. A reissue of a special album especially resonates today.
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.