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41 years ago, Chic delivered the funkiest, chart-topping tune with a hooky bassline that became one of hip hop's most immortal samples.
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ARETHA… Reflecting on my thoughts on August 16, the second anniversary of the passing of the acknowledged ‘Queen Of Soul’ (with whom I first had contact back in 1966, as a teenage fan writing a letter c/o her father’s church and, oh happy day, getting a reply) – I find myself drawn to the aspects of her music, her legacy and her personality, notably different from what first touched my heart and soul…
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1 month ago
After The Marvelettes declined "Where Did Our Love Go," The Supremes took the song and headed straight to No. 1.
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As Mayfield sang in his final album, "Never forget that the life we live is oh so beautiful."
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1 month ago

Lionel Richie had just flown the Commodore coop when he got the call to perform the biggest solo gig of his life. 

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By 1981, Chaka Khan was on a roll.

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The album arrived with monster hit, "Le Freak."
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Back in 1984, the folks at Columbia Pictures rang Ray Parker Jr. to create the theme song about "something strange in the neighborhood."
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