Fifty years ago, we got a taste of the troubadour style of James Taylor. “Mud Slide Slim” yielded plenty of acoustic classics.
For Women’s History Month, we pay homage to the female artists who endured persoanal hardships, a tough industry — and shared their gift.
In February, 1971, Carole King released “Tapestry.” Her stripped-down honesty still speaks to generations, and is more needed than ever.
For many songwriters, inspiration strikes in the form of…another songwriter. Here are some who turned the tables on a hero or colleague.