Photo courtesy of Magnolia PicturesMarie Knight in Rejoice and Shout. The Swan Silvertones first performed "Only Believe" about seventy years ago, singing, "All things are possible, if you only believe." And so many years later, the haunting tune still moves Don McGlynn. It is one of the documentari ... More >>
You may not know Rico Love by name -- yet. But if you've so much as flipped on a radio playing any kind of hip-hop, R&B, or pop in the last year, you know his music. The 27 - year - old songwriter / composer / arranger / producer is the mastermind behind a host of inescapable recent Top 40 st ... More >>
The "Legend" label tends to get thrown around, but in this case, there's just no label that fits better. Smokey Robinson is one of, if not THE greatest Motown singer/songwriter in history. His career with The Miracles produced tons of hit songs like "Shop Around", "Who's Loving You", and "The ... More >>
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How about a little music with your drama?
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Growing old together with the Captain and Tennille
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Motor City Mitch weathers the long road of rock and roll
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN
The perenially pompous Mr. D'Arby puts his imprimatur on another ambitious pop-soul epic
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