American R&B and soul singer Ben E. King, who is best known for his song “Stand By Me,” died Thursday at the age of 76. Continue reading →
Music man Raphael Saadiq has gone from church choir to the R&B pop charts in the 1980s, and now back to his retro roots with new music that reflects the classic sounds of his youth. Continue reading →
Tonight on PBS, a look at the velvet-voiced star who helped break the pop music color barrier with his gospel-infused R&B in “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over”.
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