Marvin Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits including "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and more including duet recordings with Mary Wells and Tammi Terrell, Kim Weston, and Diana Ross.
In 2006, all four members of the band received American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) awards for writing the songs, "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For", and tonight's selection, "Vertigo".
Rockabilly queen (and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer) Wanda Jackson released her Jack White produced record The Party Ain't Over this week. This first single is a Bob Dylan cover, and the video is pretty darn cool. Happy Friday!
Alex Chilton has left us. The gifted and underpaid legend topped the charts with The Box Tops' "The Letter" at the tender age of sixteen, and later c
The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced: Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced ABBA, Genesis, Jimmy Cl
The twelve nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced today -- six are new, and six return hoping for better luck this
Thin Lizzy aren't my all-time favorite band (they're close) but if I had better taste they probably would be. I slaved and agonized deciding which cli
Heaven Just Got Funkier Earl Palmer, perhaps the most recorded drummer in the history of popular American music, died last Friday at the age of 84.
guest blogged by SteveAudio Here's a video that shows Ike & Tina at the height of their combined powers, in 1966, doing the Phil Spector-produce
Hey Bo Diddley which can be found on His Best:The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection . Best wishes to Bo for a speedy recovery after suffering a
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