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4 days 12 hours ago
It broke just about all the ground a music video could break.
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Janelle Monae's hypnotic soul music - a taut mix of R&B, funk and hip-hop - has been turning heads ever since bursting onto the scene with her

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5 days 14 hours ago
The holiday hit was released Dec. 1, 1989.
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2021 Introduction: With the November release of the 5-CD box set of the late musical maestro Grover Washington, Jr.’s Elektra recordings, it seems timely to check out a 1979 in-depth interview David Nathan conducted with the pioneering musician in his Philadelphia home…
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Putting together the career-spanning 4CD box set ARETHA with co-producer Patrick Milligan proved to be a daunting task, given just how many amazing recordings Aretha made over nearly sixty years! One of the highlights, undoubtedly is the long version of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” which Aretha in her inimitable way made her own...
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Despite controversial lyrics, the song went to No. 1 in 1968.
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This month's Motown Spotlight focuses on the second part of the interview that Sharon Davis did with Barbara Randolph and more...
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1 week 5 days ago
Some exciting R&B reissues to find on vinyl.
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