“Are You Ready, Black People?”: Summer Of Soul Takes Us Higher

In his directorial debut, Roots drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson celebrates the great lost music festival of 1969

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Bob Koester: The Purest of Purists

Remembering the life of the man who kept the spirit of jazz and blues alive and thriving in Chicago

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With a Superb New Album, Tom Jones Intertwines Music With Memories

On the cusp of 81, the Welsh pop icon still knocks ’em dead as Surrounded By Time sees him tackling tunes by Dylan, Macca, the Stones and more

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An Offer from the Godfather of the Blues that Fans Cannot Refuse

A massive new John Mayall box set serves as an essential acquisition for anyone interested in the pathway between blues’ American origins and its full exposition within the creative confines of the U.K.

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Two Trains Running: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Yardbirds and the Blues-Rock Explosion of 1965

The duel between these blues rock classics helped bring 1965 to a landing with a bang

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