The final post in an expanded and refreshed deep dive series about black musicians of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Includes rock, soul, R&B, funk, and more!
Angie Moon writes about black musicians of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. In this part: Nina Simone, Otis Redding, P-Funk, Phil Lynott, Ray Charles, Prince, The Ronettes, and more!
Angie Moon interviews Micah Motenko, singer-songwriter and keyboard player of Austin based R&B/soul band Motenko. Stream their songs "On Your Level" and "Silhouette" now!
Angie Moon interviews Georgia Crandon, a singer from Essex. Listen to her latest release, a cover of Elvis Presley's "If I Can Dream" - in support of Black Lives Matter.
In turbulent political times, we turn to music for comfort and for self-expression. Here are some timeless political classic rock lyrics that still apply to 2020.
Classic rock has a lot of musicians who made it when they were very young. In this blog post series, we talk about musicians who made it when they were in their mid 20s and later.
From Geno Washington to Muddy Waters, here is part 2 of The Diversity of Classic Rock's series on black musicians of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
The first post in a series about black rock, soul, and R&B musicians of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Alphabetical order: from Aretha Franklin to The Foundations.
For a few years in the late 70s and early 80s, disco took over, starting a rivalry between disco and rock. Some rock musicians released their own disco songs. Let's explore the influence of disco on rock and roll.
Classic rock took influences from everywhere. Hip hop/rap started in the late 70s, but it influenced classic rock musicians in the 80s and later. Let’s see how classic rock influenced hip hop and how it incorporated hip hop. So what …