The Reverend Shawn Amos shares a timely message of unity on this Martin Luther King Day in the age of Trump and resurgent racism.
More rhythm and blues than country, Encore is a soulful release from the Nashville-based Anderson East.
Mixing some bland "alternate" and "film" versions of Whitney Houston's six songs included on The Bodyguard with exemplary live cuts, this latest posthumous collection for the singer focuses on pleasing hardcore fans and virtually no one else.
Curtis Harding combines sweet soul and a funky bass line to create a smooth confection that makes one want to dance, hug, and kiss.
This stellar anthology offers a spiritual journey into not just the soul but the very heart of rock 'n' roll's origins.
When Mavis Staples says she's uniquely troubled by the current climate in this country — by the guns and the police violence and the president she blames for reviving old enmities — there's good reason to listen.