As a member of Muddy Waters’ band, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy is credited as the pioneer of the Chicago blues sound, and he’s often credited as the bridge between blues and rock and roll. Read up on the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient.
The six-time Grammy-winning musician shares why it took so long for him to record his own music and his mission to keep jazz clubs alive; he also details his memoir, When I Left Home.
Much like MCA and The Beastie Boys, Kitty Pryde doesn’t look or sound like your average rapper, but her self-effacing lyrics–she knows she’s a skinny white girl from Florida as well as anyone–allow people to enjoy it without necessarily taking it seriously.
Another star-studded week of lively discussion and insightful comments goes in the books. Check out the gallery (for a few behind-the-scenes shots!) and some notable quotables and share your thoughts.
Trivia tidbits from the life of the Queen of Disco
The legacy of soul isn’t limited to golden oldies. The last few years have brought with them artists like Amy Winehouse, Adele and Sharon Jones, all of whom endeavored to bring soul music to a new generation.
In a tribute to the “Queen of Disco,” Tavis looks at the legacy of the five-time Grammy winner and one of the most popular artists of the disco era.
The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text My Cross to Bear and the Allman Brothers’ contribution to music.
The prolific singer-songwriter reflects on her past songs and the inspiration for her art, as described in her memoir, A Natural Woman.
Whether you’re a fan of the three rapping Jews from New York or not, the cultural impact of Yauch and his bandmates, Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond, cannot be denied.