Before the international frenzy that Barack Obama commanded following his historic presidential campaign and win, Michael Jackson was the global face of black exceptionalism and
Inclusiveness, all the Jackson’s music seems to say, is the underlying means of respecting one another, and the planet. That’s a genuinely mature message for any artist to relay.
Sorry but I couldn’t find a video of Little Milton doing his signature tune (don’t worry he takes his well-deserved bow later anyway).
The second biggest selling artist of all time in the United States only had one single become a Top 40 hit.
One sure way to care is a sure investment in health. Health, like love, cannot be bought, but cultivated, and oils the wings of love. So here’s a tip on summer cultivation, a sure way of taking care of your partner from someone who is in the midst of the seven-year itch.
Sometimes it's tough to get a large group of people to agree on anything. Here are three more personal favorites from 1999 that didn't make the cut for PopMatters'' overall feature.
My mom only had two albums in her car when I was growing up—the Eagles’ Hotel California and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. And given
DNA made "Tom's Diner" into an international sensation but barely profited from their work.
File this under “Two more reasons John Zorn’s Tzadik is one of the coolest record labels around” and “can’t an hombre kvetch?” We’
Where last week was a major drought, save for some stellar Americana from Ha Ha Tonka, this week is an embarrassment of riches. Even records