50 years ago, Stevie Wonder began breaking out of the Motown “box” (literally) with the joyous, surprising “Signed, Sealed & Delivered” album.
Spike Lee’s second biopic on Michael Jackson captures the King of Pop as he struggles to rise above the child star label, move past the family dynamic, and develop his own vision.
The Temptations were at a crossroads when they recorded “Masterpiece.” It’s past time to give a deeper appreciation to this 1973 project.
The Wrecking Crew. The Funk Brothers. These session player groups made names for themselves outside of New York, but NYC had its own players and sound.