Saturday Dec 7
Earth Wind & Fire Bassist: Robin Thicke's 'Blurred...
"If you listen to it, it's in a totally different key," Verdine White said following the CBS Grammy special in which he performed the song with Thicke.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Dish: Simon says, "You're a hypocrite"
Russell Brand attends the GQ Men of the Year awards at The Royal Opera House on September 3, 2013 in London, England.
Donny Hathaway's Way-Underrated, Tragically Brief Soul Catalog
Depression derailed his career , but a new box set reminds that Hathaway's eclectic, politically charged soul music deserves a spot among 1970s R&B greats.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Motown vs. Stax
Locally soulful singer-songwriter Walter Tragert says, "When folks ask me the age-old question - 'Beatles or Stones?'- my response is always 'Marvin Gaye.'
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Marvin Gaye's Son Claims that Robin Thicke Copied Four of Gaye's Songs
Marvin Gaye's Son Claims that Robin Thicke Copied Four of Gaye's Songs Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 11.30.2013 Marvin Gaye III files counterclaim against Thicke... THR reports that Marvin Gaye's eldest son, Marvin Gaye III, is claiming that Robin Thicke has copied four songs from his late father and has filed a counterclaim in the suit against ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Marvin Gaye III files Robin Thicke lawsuit
Marvin Gaye III has upped the lawsuit anti against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in a new filing that claims they stole elements of four Marvin Gaye recordings.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Top 10 songs from the 1970s
The classic rock era began with Beatlemania and the British Invasion. The period lasted into the early seventies, hit a crescendo with Exile on Main Street , Quadrophenia , and "Stairway to Heaven", and ended with disco.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Marvin Gaye's Oldest Son Claims Robin Thicke Copied Four Songs
There's a bit of a quirky new twist in Robin Thicke 's lawsuit claiming that "Blurred Lines" wasn't stolen from Marvin Gaye 's "Got to Give It Up."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Born on the cusp of the of the 1980s hip-hop boom, Raw is influenced by hip-hop greats Public Enemy, KRS-1, Rakim and Nas as well as soul artists Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
You Just Can't Throw Love Away: Peabo Bryson Reaches for the Sky
In 1977, urban pop teemed with debonair soul men. Lou Rawls emerged from a dry spell and sailed to the top of the charts after entering a musical marriage with Philadelphia International, which made all the sense in the world.
National Public Radio
The Mix: Northern Soul Radio
It's been 40 years since the first all-night R&B party at the Wigan Casino nightclub in Manchester, England.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Holiday Jazz 2013: Two giants, Randy Weston and Billy Harper, team up
CAROL FRIEDMAN/COURTESY OF RANDY WESTON Pianist Randy Weston teams with saxophonist Billy Harper for a pair of shows in the Bay Area.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Motown's Gordy to receive Marian Anderson Award
'My dream was to make some music and get some girls," says Berry Gordy Jr. "My bar was low.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
River Front Times
The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: November 15 to 17
Temperatures dropped drastically earlier this week, and during our morning walk to the office , we can't quite feel our toes.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
AFM: Buyers Swoon for Biopics of Elton John, Marvin Gaye, Janis Joplin
Foreign buyers showed great interest in the stories of music's superstar personalities; says one analyst, "These projects have a built-in global audience in music fans."
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Garth Brooks releasing four discs of covers
"Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences," available Nov. 19 through Walmart, will feature four discs' worth of the music that shaped Garth Brooks.