At first glance, you wouldn’t link Bob Dylan and Sam Cooke. Yet, there’s a through-line between two of their most popular songs.
Sam Cooke ranks among the top singers of all time. An upcoming box set captures his early genius — snuffed out too soon.
Southside Johnny’s passionate vocals, the band’s musical chops, and those ever present R&B horns will make you wish the night would go on forever.
Janis Joplin, Sam Cooke, Mama Cass, and Brian Jones all left behind rich musical legacies after their tragic, untimely deaths. This bunch of excellent biographies goes deeper into their various stories.