Prince became a household name after the release of his third album, 1982's 1999. Over the years, his perfectly realized blend of rock, pop, funk and jazz has proved equally popular with audiences and critics. Throughout the '80s, Prince released hit records that broke genre barriers, not just in te ... More >>
Led Zeppelin was already a record-setting global powerhouse when Atlantic Records released their fifth album, Houses of the Holy, on March 28, 1973. The English quartet had laid down the basic tracks for the record in the spring of 1972 at the Rolling Stones' mobile recording studio at Stargroves, a ... More >>
Finding an Irish soundtrack for a St. Patrick's Day celebration doesn't take a lot of exhaustive research. Generic "Best of Ireland" compilations abound in outlet stores, on iTunes and even on racks in gas stations, collections that feature anonymous artists playing generic versions of traditional C ... More >>
RIP Etta James, the Genuine Article indeed.A definitive, earnest and passionate voice in the history of American pop music has gone silent today. Legendary R&B chanteuse Etta James died this morning at the age of 73 in Riverdale, California, reportedly from complications tied to leukemia. Alo ... More >>
Girls Like Us
High Horse Records
Cadillac Records can't handle the truth
Richard Engel transforms a Stapleton bar into a live-music venue.
From Sonny Stitt to Jack McDuff, this saxman has played with some of jazz's finest.
Colorado Ballet's Don Quixote rides again
Maher keeps on joking
Chuck E.'s in Love
Primus, The Go, At the Drive In, Method Man/Redman
Lionel Young uses a violin to deliver the blues.
Nobody played the blues like Bobby Hornbuckle. Now he's living them to the end.
EARTH, WIND AND FIRE'S PHILIP BAILEY RETURNS TO HIS HOMETOWN EAGER TO TURN YOUR FROWN UPSIDE DOWN.
THE TIME MAY FINALLY HAVE COME FOR OTIS RUSH.
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE PLAY THE BLUES THE NEW-FASHIONED WAY.