Monday, August 26 2013
"Dancing in the Street" did not seek the kind of greatness ascribed to it -- it simply woke up one morning and found that greatness bestowed upon it.
Friday, May 3 2013
See previews of this month’s biggest pop entertainment.
Monday, April 29 2013
A change of direction which sees Har Mar Superstar ditching the synths and sex in favour of soul and sax.
Thursday, January 3 2013
Back when Martha (Reeves) and the Vandellas and the Marvelettes would have one big hit and then nothing much for months, and the Supremes didn’t have a hit among their first nine releases, Mary Wells was Motown’s reigning pop star, queen and cash cow.
Thursday, September 22 2011
The music is uniformly solid, even groovy. But there’s a sweetness to the singles.
Tuesday, September 6 2011
Nikolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson stood for all that was true and eternal and clear-eyed about adult love and relationships. Romance resounded in every note.
Thursday, February 24 2011
The former '80s star says goodbye to his former life and hello to the future. Welcome back!
Thursday, October 7 2010
It's the album that shows Phil Collins following his heart. What more could you ask for?
Monday, August 23 2010
The confused sexual politics of the era can be found in the mixed messages of the 1970 release. There’s everything from the patient and respectful to the down and dirty.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Without these players actually telling the story firsthand, it starts to read a bit like a Wikipedia entry.