All the best soul songs are about love: from falling into it to losing it and everything in between. And it’s that Motown sound in particular that John Newman takes inspiration from on his debut album, ‘Tribute.’
To save you the grunt work of tracking down concert films and docs amidst 12 seasons of ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ here’s a look at the most noteworthy music-related titles newly available to stream.
Amy Winehouse’s family has asked sculptor Scott Eaton to create a life-size bronze sculpture in memory of their late daughter.
Music is a big part of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, with the 1922 novel showcasing the jazz-filled flapper parties Jay Gatsby throws at his house in the West Egg. The author coined the term the “Jazz Age” to talk about the renaissance of music and dance that was being ushered in during the ‘20s.
In celebration of Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday, an exhibit dedicated to her life and career is coming to London’s Jewish museum in July.
Beyoncé and André 3000 go “Back to Black” on their Amy Winehouse cover for the upcoming Great Gatsby soundtrack, but Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, wants them to go back to the drawing board.
Amy Winehouse’s life is coming to the big screen in a new documentary.
Amy Winehouse and Adele garnered international attention for British soul and R&B music. But where did the inspiration of these women, far too young to have experienced Motown or the birth of soul and R&B, come from? Radio.com Inside Out explores the exploding fervor for soul and R&B in the UK, which has been embraced wholeheartedly by the rest of the world.
Their first collaboration was a funky “Party” off 4, but Beyoncé and André 3000 are teaming up now for a cover.
Some artists are discovered in back room deals by industry insiders who package them and turn them into a commodity that the iTunes buying public can stomach. And some artists, like Manchester’s blue-eyed soulful son Daley, spring (nearly) fully formed from their own imagination with accolades from their peers.