“Philadelphia Freedom”: Elton’s Ode to Billie Jean
When Elton John met tennis legend Billie Jean King, the close bond they formed led to a hit song, “Philadelphia Freedom.”
Thom Bell: He Rang In the Hits
Thom Bell has been called “the black Burt Bacharach” — and for very good reason. The string of hits he’s written and produced is impressive.
Remembering Teddy Pendergrass (And What’s Next…)
We lost Teddy Pendergrass a decade ago. His brilliant music lives on — and a new movie about his complex life is in the works.