Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Bizarre History of ‘Amazing Grace’ Documentary on Aretha Franklin

Almost four months after her death, iconic singer Aretha Franklin’s much lauded gospel performance captured in a documentary film titled Amazing Grace has seen light. Fans of the beloved multi-award-winning entertainer know how important...

Reliving John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Life Through “Imagine John Yoko”

John Lennon’s 1971 “Imagine” album was perhaps his greatest work of all times and one that left a massive impact on the music industry. Three years before the death anniversary of the former Beatles...

Celebrating 36 Years of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Album

Michael Jackson was arguably one of the most talented singers and dancers of all time, evident from his works that still resonate with the audience today. Despite his death in 2009, his contribution to...

The Gore and Glory of ’90s Grunge: Musicians Who Left Too Soon

A big chunk of the ’90s music scene is all about grunge rock. A fusion of punk music and heavy metal—the genre filled radio stations with angsty songs that resonate to the ideals of...

Tejano Icon Selena Quintanilla’s Life Story to Become a Series on Netflix

Tejano legend Selena Quintanilla’s life is finally going to receive the much-deserved spotlight – a series that may be long-overdue has been greenlighted by streaming service giant Netflix in collaboration with the family of...

Why Burning Spear’s ‘Marcus Garvey’ Is a Classic That Can Never be Forgotten

For those unfamiliar with reggae music, there’s more to this wide-ranging genre than Bob Marley, who became iconic because of the unconventional blend of his compositions. One of the protégé of the Jamaica’s cultural...

Creedence Revival’s ‘Have You Ever Seen The Rain’ Gets A Nostalgic Spin

Today's kids may never know the rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival that rose to fame back in the ‘70s, but their song still play on radio stations to this day. This year, the group...

The Legacy of ABBA’s Greatest Pop Hit ‘Dancing Queen’

Chances are, you’ve probably heard of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” one way or another – from being the background song in your aunt’s 45th birthday party to your mom’s high school reunion, to the radio...

Feel the Vibrations with Mr. Excitement: Jackie Wilson’s Last Top Tenner Hits

A stalwart in the music genre of soul and R&B, Jack Leroy Wilson, more popularly known as Jackie Wilson, was an influential performer who made waves with his unique singing voice and thrilling dance...