“Marrying the adventurous, highly-skilled attributes of jazz to the irresistible beat and swagger of rock, they created unforgettable music.”
We all know about how American blues and early rock influenced some great groups. But what about some other surprising other musical genres?
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.
50 years ago, Stevie Wonder began breaking out of the Motown “box” (literally) with the joyous, surprising “Signed, Sealed & Delivered” album.