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With her induction in 1987, Franklin was the first woman earning a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She sold more than 75 million records over the course of a career that spanned six decades.
The live concerts from this crucial epoch in Dylan’s history contain some of the most intensely jubilant and transcendent performances of his career.
There was no shortage of controversy surrounding Bessie Smith’s interaction with her record label. Find the fascinating, hidden decades-long fight over the Empress of the Blues’ music, some of the most powerful in blues history.
America’s history of censorship of music dates back even further than the First Amendment’s right to Free Speech. Something legendary singer Billie Holiday experienced firsthand…
From the early 1900s to the 1930s, certain speakeasies/brothels in African American urban communities were known as “buffet flats.” Discover the bawdy, wild hidden meanings behind this word!