Sam Cooke ranks among the top singers of all time. An upcoming box set captures his early genius — snuffed out too soon.
In 1979, Prince was at a make-or-break moment in his young career. The album, “Prince,” was a game-changer. A look back at this project 40 years on.
Etta James’ “Roll With Me Henry” is another one of those songs that serves as a rock n’ roll building block. Here’s how it came about.
There are a handful of songs that can be credited for moving the needle on rock music. The 1951 single, “Rocket 88,” is one of ’em as Kit O’Toole explains.
We recently lost James Ingram — and what a loss it was. We revisit some of his biggest hits, collaborations with true powerhouses and songs that will endure.