Nat King Cole Says to 'Straighten Up and Fly Right'

Straighten Up and Fly Right reveals Nat King Cole's talents as a pianist and bandleader.


Chris Stamey Previews Great American Songbook-Inspired Collection with "Insomnia" (premiere + interview)

Chris Stamey's New Songs for the 20th Century stands as a bold new chapter in the North Carolina-based musician's career. It's out 28 June and you can hear the single "Insomnia" now.


Better Late Than Never: An Interview with Johnny Mathis

In 1981, Johnny Mathis cut an album with the Chic Organization. Columbia Records got cold feet and the project was vaulted for nearly four decades. Mathis talks to PopMatters about the missing piece that's finally been made part of his official discography.


Sixty Years After 'Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely'

This latest release of Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely only reaffirms Sinatra's reputation as the most majestic vocalist of his time.

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